To make sad or gloomy
To cause to descend
To become or make less in price or value
To bring to a lower level or state
To lower in spirits
Locally applied they depress the terminations of sensory nerves, and may thereby lessen pain.
This capacity he never abused so as to burden his conscience or depress his spirits.
promised to depress the Irish woollen trade, he promised to do all he could for Irish linen.
As it does not depress the heart when used in medicinal doses, it may be given to patients suffering from cardiac disease.
All that the gentry could do was to depress the lower orders, and this they did at every opportunity.