Sinônimos de suppress
to put an end to (something) by physical or legal forceMaritime security patrols protect busy trade routes and suppress illegal activity.
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The military operation was the first step in a plan to crush the uprising.
a Navajo myth about a great warrior who conquers the spiritual enemies of his people
The government was overthrown in a military coup three years ago.
They admit they have not been able to subdue the rebels.
put an end to, ,
quash, , , , , , , ,
an attempt to quash regional violence
to put an end to (something) by physical or legal forcestrong evidence that ultraviolet light can suppress immune responses
Today's meeting must focus on checking the spread of violence.
buildings which inhibit the supply of light and air
He forced himself to subdue and overcome his fears.
I think she really would have liked to stop everything right there.
Troops eventually quelled the unrest.
Fire crews struggled to quench the fire.
to hold (an emotion or a response) in checkLiz thought of Barry and suppressed a smile.
She was unable to restrain her desperate anger.
She could not withhold a scornful comment as he passed.
Critics have accused them of trying to stifle debate.
The city authorities said the curfew had contained the violence.
He tried to silence anyone who spoke out against him.
He must learn to curb that temper of his.
I couldn't repress a sigh of admiration.
trying to smother our giggles
I held a handkerchief over my mouth to muffle my voice.
He complained of being muzzled by the chairman.
hold in check,
hold in or back
to prevent the circulation or publication of (information or books)At no time did they try to persuade me to suppress the information.
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in the sense of conquer
to defeat (an opponent or opponents)a Navajo myth about a great warrior who conquers the spiritual enemies of his people
get the better of,
run rings around (informal),
wipe the floor with (informal),
make mincemeat of (informal),
put in their place,
blow out of the water (slang),
bring to their knees
in the sense of contain
to prevent from spreading or going beyond fixed limitsThe city authorities said the curfew had contained the violence.
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