repress(redirected from represses)
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repressverb allay, bottle up, bridle, censor, check, choke, control, cork, crush, curb, damp, dampen, deaden, domineer, dull, enchain, gag, hinder, hobble, hold back, hold in, hush, inhibit, keep down, keep in, keep in check, keep under control, kill, leash, limit, masser, muffle, mute, muzzle, opprimere, overbear, overcome, overmaster, overpower, pen up, press back, prohibit, put down, quell, quench, quiet, reduce to subjection, rein in, restrain, restrict, seal up, shackle, silence, smother, squash, stay, stifle, still, strangle, subdue, subjugate, suffocate, suppress, trammel, vanquish, withhold
See also: allay, ban, bar, bind, capture, clog, condemn, confine, constrain, constrict, contain, counteract, curb, defeat, delay, deter, disadvantage, dominate, enjoin, extinguish, hamper, hinder, hold up, inhibit, interdict, kill, limit, moderate, overturn, prevent, prohibit, quash, restrain, restrict, stifle, stop, strangle, subdue, subject, suppress, trammel, withhold