Part of being a doctor is learning to suppress your feelings.
But not even the threat of death can suppress the urge to live vicariously through Jack Dawson and James Bond.
They wanted to suppress the voter turnout to demonstrate their power, and they largely did.
“[His humanity] is something that Eric always tries to suppress and fight and hold back,” he said.
Klyuyev, who is reported to have been shot Tuesday, has denied that he ordered riot police to suppress crowds in November.
I tried to suppress my feelings, but I must have spoken sharply.
In voting for him now, it is to suppress the rebellion and maintain the Union.
The Pathfinder gave a significant glance at Jasper, and he clinched his teeth in order to suppress the sound of his own breathing.
He sees nihilists everywhere and is always wanting to suppress them!
"The beast nipped me in the arm," answered the private, trying to suppress a groan.
late 14c., "to put down by force or authority," from Latin suppressus, past participle of supprimere "press down, stop, check, stifle," from sub "down, under" (see sub-) + premere "push against" (see press (v.1)). Sense of "prevent or prohibit the circulation of" is from 1550s. Related: Suppressed; suppressing.
suppress sup·press (sə-prěs')
v. sup·pressed, sup·press·ing, sup·press·es
To curtail or inhibit the activity of something, such as the immune system.
To deliberately exclude unacceptable desires or thoughts from the mind.
To reduce the incidence or severity of a condition or symptom, such as a hemorrhage.