English translation of 'दबाना'
1. drown transitive verb, phrasal verb
If something drowns a sound, or if it drowns it out, it is louder than the sound and makes it impossible to hear it.
His speech was drowned by loud cries.
Her voice was drowned out by a loud crash.
2. grind transitive verb
If you grind something into a surface, you press it hard into the surface.
She ground her heel into the sand.
3. press transitive verb
If you press something somewhere, you push it firmly against something else.
He pressed his back against the door.
He pressed his toes into the sand.
4. press transitive verb, countable noun
If you press a button or switch, or if you give it a press, you push it with your finger in order to make a machine or device work.
David pressed a button and the door closed.
E-mail allows students on opposite sides of the world to communicate at the press of a button.
5. press transitive or intransitive verb
If you press something, or if you press down on it, you push against it with your hand or foot.
I pressed the brake but nothing happened.
She leaned forward with her hands pressing down on the desk.
6. punch transitive verb
If you punch something such as the buttons on a keyboard, you touch them in order to store information on a machine such as a computer or to give the machine a command to do something.
7. quell transitive verb
If you quell unpleasant feelings, you stop yourself or other people from having these feelings.
The minister is trying to quell fears of an oil crisis.
8. quell transitive verb
To quell opposition or violence means to stop it by using persuasion or force.
Troops eventually quelled the unrest.
9. restrain transitive verb
To restrain something that is growing or increasing means to prevent it from getting too large.
...efforts to restrain inflation.
10. stifle transitive verb
To stifle something means to stop it happening or continuing.
Ed stifled a yawn and looked at his watch.
This system also stifled small businesses.
11. strangle transitive verb
To strangle something means to prevent it from developing or succeeding.
The manager said these financial problems were strangling the club.
12. suppress transitive verb
If someone suppresses a piece of information, they prevent other people from learning it.
13. tuck phrasal verb
If you tuck in a piece of material, you secure it in position by placing the edge of it behind or under something else.
Tuck the sheets in firmly.
Straighten your cap and tuck your shirt in.
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Translation of दबाना from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary