Synonyms of suppress in English:

suppress


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verb

1‘the government proved incapable of suppressing the rebellion by force’

SYNONYMS

subdue, defeat, conquer, vanquish, triumph over, repress, crush, quell, quash, squash, stamp out, overpower, extinguish, put down, put out, crack down on, clamp down on, cow, drive underground

end, put an end to, stop, discontinue, terminate, halt, arrest

ANTONYMS

incite, encourage

2‘she only just managed to suppress her irritation’

SYNONYMS

conceal, restrain, stifle, smother, bottle up, keep a rein on, hold back, keep back, fight back, choke back, control, keep under control, check, keep in check, curb, contain, bridle, inhibit, put a lid on, deaden, muffle

3‘the government denied that the report had been suppressed’

SYNONYMS

censor, redact, keep secret, conceal, hide, keep hidden, hush up, gag, keep silent about, withhold, cover up, smother, stifle, muzzle, ban, not disclose, not breathe a word of

mute, proscribe, outlaw, sweep under the carpet

ANTONYMS

publicize, disclose