English-Norwegian translation of suppress

 
 

Definitions of suppress
verb
1. suppress - to put down by force or authority; "suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one's desires"
  inhibit, subdue, conquer, curb
  hold in, curb, contain, moderate, control, check, hold keep to the curb; "curb your dogs"
  blink away, blink, wink briefly shut the eyes; "The TV announcer never seems to blink"
  stifle, dampen smother or suppress; "Stifle your curiosity"
  choke back, choke down, choke off suppress; "He choked down his rage"
  hush up, silence, quieten, shut up, still, hush keep from expression, for example by threats or pressure; "All dissenters were silenced when the dictator assumed power"
  burke get rid of, silence, or suppress; "burke an issue"
  silence keep from expression, for example by threats or pressure; "All dissenters were silenced when the dictator assumed power"
  quell, squelch, quench overcome or allay; "quell my hunger"
  muffle, repress, stifle, smother, strangle deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping
2. suppress - put out of one's consciousness
  repress
  forget, bury be unable to remember; "I'm drawing a blank"; "You are blocking the name of your first wife!"
  psychiatry, psychological medicine, psychopathology the branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders
  swallow believe or accept without questioning or challenge; "Am I supposed to swallow that story?"
3. suppress - reduce the incidence or severity of or stop; "suppress a yawn"; "this drug can suppress the hemorrhage"
  minify, decrease, lessen decrease in size, extent, or range; "The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"; "The cabin pressure fell dramatically"; "her weight fell to under a hundred pounds"; "his voice fell to a whisper"
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