Suppress a rebellion.
An example of suppress is to take a pill to ease stomach pains.
Suppress evidence; suppress a film.
To suppress a news story, a book, etc.
To suppress a laugh, a cough, etc.
He unconsciously suppressed his memories of abuse.
The government suppressed the findings of their research about the true state of the economy.
Suppress dissident groups.
Origin of suppress
- Middle English suppressen from Latin supprimere suppress- sub- sub- premere to press per-4 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition