suppress

Definitions

General English

Aviation

  • verb to prevent electrical interference from affecting a radio signal

Information & Library Science

  • verb to prevent something from being known or done

Law

  • verb to hide documents
  • verb to prevent evidence being given

Medical

  • verb to reduce the action of something completely, e.g. to remove a symptom or to stop the release of a hormone

Military

  • verb to fire at an enemy force in order to prevent them using their weapons.

Politics

  • verb to use violent means to stop opposition to a government or the publication of views which support opposition to a government
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