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suppress 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/səˈpres/,
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suppressed, past tense; suppressed, past participle; suppresses, 3rd person singular present; suppressing, present participle;
  1. Forcibly put an end to
    • - the uprising was savagely suppressed
  2. Prevent the development, action, or expression of (a feeling, impulse, idea, etc.); restrain
    • - she could not suppress a rising panic
  3. Prevent the dissemination of (information)
    • - the report had been suppressed
  4. Prevent or inhibit (a process or reaction)
    • - use of the drug suppressed the immune response
  5. Partly or wholly eliminate (electrical interference)

  6. Consciously inhibit (an unpleasant idea or memory) to avoid considering it


  1. to put down by force or authority; "suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one's desires"
  2. oppress: come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority; "The government oppresses political activists"
  3. inhibit: control and refrain from showing; of emotions, desires, impulses, or behavior
  4. put out of one's consciousness
  5. reduce the incidence or severity of or stop; "suppress a yawn"; "this drug can suppress the hemorrhage"
  6. (suppressed) kept from public knowledge by various means;
  7. (Suppression (eye)) Suppression of an eye is a subconscious adaptation by a person's brain to eliminate the symptoms of disorders of binocular vision such as strabismus, convergence insufficiency and aniseikonia. The brain can eliminate double vision by ignoring the images of one of the eyes. ...
  8. (Suppression (parish)) Suppression is a Catholic term for the formal disbanding of a parish. It differs from the more common practice of merging parishes.
  9. To hold in place, to keep low, to prevent publication; To forbid the use of evidence at trial because it is improper or was improperly obtained
  10. (suppression) The act or instance of suppressing; The state of being suppressed; A process in which a person consciously excludes anxiety-producing thoughts, feelings, or memories
  11. (suppressed) a tree condition characterized by low growth rate and low vigor as a result of competition with overtopping trees. See overtopped.
  12. (suppressed (adj.)) Very slowly growing trees with crowns in the lower layer of the canopy and leading shoots not free. Such trees are subordinate to dominants, codominants, and intermediates in the crown canopy.
  13. (Suppressed) Of a premiss or conclusion in an enthymeme which is unexpressed, typically because it is obvious.
  14. (Suppressed) One of the four major crown classes, specifically trees with crowns entirely below the general level of the crown cover receiving no direct light either from above or from the sides. Also known as overtopped (17).
  15. (suppressed) Trees receiving no direct sunlight from any direction; often do not make it to the upper level canopy.
  16. (Suppressing) Sometimes referred to as smothering. The act of preventing the release of flammable vapors and therefore reducing the possibility of ignition or reignition.
  17. (Suppression) is incomplete control still providing some economic benefit, such as reduced competition with the crop.
  18. (Suppression) All the work of extinguishing or containing a fire, beginning with its discovery.
  19. (suppression) the cessation of detectable viral replication in a person's blood.
  20. Suppression is the most aggressive fire protection strategy. The goal of suppression is to totally extinguish the fire.
  21. (SUPPRESSION) a form of invalidation (qv). A name which would be valid (qv) according to strict application of the rules of the Code, may be expressly suppressed by the Commission (qv), under its Plenary Powers (qv), to allow validation of another name, which would not otherwise have been valid ...
  22. (Suppression) A "blocking out" by the brain of unwanted images from one or both eyes. Prolonged, abnormal suppression will result in underdevelopment of neurons in the visual pathway.
  23. (Suppression) A decision by a judge that forbids the use of certain evidence during a trial.
  24. (Suppression) A mechanism for producing a specific state of immunologic unresponsiveness by the induction of suppressor T cells. This type of unresponsiveness is passively transferable by suppressor T cells or their soluble products.
  25. (Suppression) Agencies can delete sensitive values from the released data. They might suppress entire variables or just at-risk data values. Suppression of particular data values generally creates data that are not missing at random, which are difficult to analyze properly.