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Synonyms and Antonyms of repress

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repress

synonym (synonym of repress)

hypernym (repress IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • block the action of (verb.change)
    undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature (verb.change)
     
  • conceal or hide (verb.contact)
    to put down by force or authority (verb.change)
     
  • put down by force or intimidation (verb.social)
    come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority (verb.social)
     
  • put out of one's consciousness (verb.cognition)
    dismiss from the mind; stop remembering (verb.cognition)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF repress relation)

  • (verb.cognition)
    keep from expressing (verb.cognition)
     

derivation (.... is derived from repress)

  • conceal or hide (verb.contact)
    forceful prevention; putting down by power or authority (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person who stifles or smothers or suppresses (noun.person)
     
  • put down by force or intimidation (verb.social)
    the act of repressing; control by holding down (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who overcomes and establishes ascendancy and control by force or persuasion (noun.person)
     
  • (adj.all)
    restrictive of action (adj.all)
     
  • put out of one's consciousness (verb.cognition)
    (psychology) the conscious exclusion of unacceptable thoughts or desires (noun.act)
     

domain category (repress is domain category of ....)

synonym hypernym hyponym derivation domain category keep down quash reduce muffle smother stifle change bury forget conquer curb inhibit swallow inhibition suppression crushing quelling smotherer stifler psychiatry psychological medicine psychopathology

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