Find another word for repress. In this page you can discover 23 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for repress, like: control, curb, check, inhibit, hinder, restrain, suppress, burke, choke, gag and hold back.
Pierre listened to him, scarcely able to repress a smile.
of Portugal to set up the Inquisition in Goa to repress Judaism, but the tribunal was not set up until 1560.
The measures taken by Alfred to repress this revolt culminated in the capture of London in 885 or 886, and the treaty known as Alfred and Guthrum's peace, whereby the boundaries of the treaty of Wedmore (with which this is often confused) were materially modified in Alfred's favour.
I can't bear these ladies and all these civilities! said he aloud in Sonya's presence, evidently unable to repress his vexation, after the princess' carriage had disappeared.
His policy was to take advantage of the violence of the faction, to " give them line enough," to use his own words, to encourage it rather than repress it, with the expectation of procuring finally a strong royalist reaction.