Tesauro Inglês

Sinônimos de suppress

(verbo) 
Definition
to put an end to (something) by physical or legal force
Maritime security patrols protect busy trade routes and suppress illegal activity.
Sinônimos
stamp out
, , ,
crush
The military operation was the first step in a plan to crush the uprising.
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conquer
a Navajo myth about a great warrior who conquers the spiritual enemies of his people
,
overthrow
The government was overthrown in a military coup three years ago.
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subdue
They admit they have not been able to subdue the rebels.
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put an end to
, ,
quash
an attempt to quash regional violence
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crack down on
, , ,
clamp down on
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snuff out
, ,
beat down
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trample on
,
drive underground
Opostos
, , , , , , ,
stir up
, , ,
whip up
,
gee up
(verbo) 
Definition
to put an end to (something) by physical or legal force
strong evidence that ultraviolet light can suppress immune responses
Sinônimos
check
Today's meeting must focus on checking the spread of violence.
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inhibit
buildings which inhibit the supply of light and air
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subdue
He forced himself to subdue and overcome his fears.
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stop
I think she really would have liked to stop everything right there.
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quell
Troops eventually quelled the unrest.
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quench
Fire crews struggled to quench the fire.
(verbo) 
Definition
to hold (an emotion or a response) in check
Liz thought of Barry and suppressed a smile.
Sinônimos
restrain
She was unable to restrain her desperate anger.
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cover up
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withhold
She could not withhold a scornful comment as he passed.
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stifle
Critics have accused them of trying to stifle debate.
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contain
The city authorities said the curfew had contained the violence.
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silence
He tried to silence anyone who spoke out against him.
, ,
curb
He must learn to curb that temper of his.
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repress
I couldn't repress a sigh of admiration.
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smother
trying to smother our giggles
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keep secret
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muffle
I held a handkerchief over my mouth to muffle my voice.
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muzzle
He complained of being muzzled by the chairman.
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hold in check
,
hold in or back
(verbo) 
Definition
to prevent the circulation or publication of (information or books)
At no time did they try to persuade me to suppress the information.
Sinônimos
conceal
Robert could not conceal his relief.
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hide
I have absolutely nothing to hide, I have done nothing wrong.
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keep secret
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hush up
, ,
stonewall
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sweep under the carpet
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draw a veil over
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keep silent about
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keep dark
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keep under your hat (informal)

Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of conquer
Definition
to defeat (an opponent or opponents)
a Navajo myth about a great warrior who conquers the spiritual enemies of his people
Sinônimos
stuff (slang),
tank (slang),
lick (informal),
get the better of,
clobber (slang),
prevail over,
checkmate,
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
Definition
to prevent from spreading or going beyond fixed limits
The city authorities said the curfew had contained the violence.
Sinônimos
hold in,
hold back,
keep a tight rein on
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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