Tesauro Inglês

Sinônimos de repress

(verbo) 
Definition
to keep (feelings) under control
People who repress their emotions risk having nightmares.
Sinônimos
control
Try to control that temper of yours.
,
suppress
Maritime security patrols protect busy trade routes and suppress illegal activity.
,
hold back
,
bottle up
,
check
Today's meeting must focus on checking the spread of violence.
,
master
She needs to master her fears of becoming ill.
,
hold in
,
overcome
I have fought to overcome my fear of spiders.
,
curb
He must learn to curb that temper of his.
,
restrain
He grabbed my arm, partly to restrain me.
,
inhibit
buildings which inhibit the supply of light and air
,
overpower
It took four police officers to overpower him.
,
keep in check
Opostos
, , ,
let out
,
give free rein to
(verbo) 
I couldn't repress a sigh of admiration.
Sinônimos
hold back
,
suppress
She surpressed a smile at the thought.
,
stifle
Critics have accused them of trying to stifle debate.
,
smother
trying to smother our giggles
,
silence
He tried to silence anyone who spoke out against him.
,
swallow
Gordon swallowed the anger he felt.
,
muffle
I held a handkerchief over my mouth to muffle my voice.
(verbo) 
Definition
to restrict the freedom of
They have been repressed for decades.
Sinônimos
subdue
They admit they have not been able to subdue the rebels.
,
abuse
People responsible for abusing prisoners must be held accountable.
,
crush
The military operation was the first step in a plan to crush the uprising.
,
oppress
predatory lenders who oppress the poor
,
quash
an attempt to quash regional violence
,
wrong
She felt she had been wronged.
,
persecute
They have been persecuted for their beliefs.
,
quell
Troops eventually quelled the unrest.
,
subjugate
Their costly attempt to subjugate the citizens lasted 10 years.
, ,
trample underfoot
,
tyrannize over
,
rule with an iron hand
Opostos

Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of abuse
Definition
to ill-treat violently
People responsible for abusing prisoners must be held accountable.
Sinônimos
mar,
dump on (slang, US),
impose upon,
rough up,
shit on (taboo, slang),
handle roughly,
knock about or around
in the sense of check
Definition
to slow the growth or progress of
Today's meeting must focus on checking the spread of violence.
Sinônimos
bar,
stem the flow of,
nip in the bud,
put a spoke in someone's wheel
in the sense of crush
Definition
to control or subdue by force
The military operation was the first step in a plan to crush the uprising.
Sinônimos
put down,
stamp out,
vanquish (literary),

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Tesauro para repress do Collins Tesauro Inglês
Life on the edge
The desire to push the boundaries has been a motivator in many a daring expedition, testing the human spirit and physical abilities to the utmost. Indulge your adventurous spirit by exploring some associated ‘extreme’ vocabulary. Will you have the survival skills to master our quiz?
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