To reduce is to make something smaller or to become or feel smaller, or forcing someone into a less desirable position.
To cause to become subservient; subdue
To make less intense; reduce; diminish; soften; allay
To put down or suppress forcibly and completely:
To repress; stifle.
To suppress, repress, or stifle:
To interrupt or cut off (the voice, for example).
To curtail or prohibit the activities of:
To overlay or spread with something:
To keep in check; restrain:
To fill in, plug up, or cover (a hole, cavity, opening, mouth, etc.)
Squelch is defined as to press with force, or to quiet or stop by force.
To quell is to stop or quiet something.
To get the better of by superior power; make helpless; subdue
To conceal or cover with or as with a mask
To decrease, limit, or block the action or function of something in the body, as an enzyme or organ.
To stop making noise; be or become quiet or silent
To press between opposing bodies so as to break, compress, or injure:
To hold in restraint; check:
To constrain is to impose limitations or restrictions on someone or something, or to force yourself or someone else to act in a certain way.
To produce (printed matter) as by computer, photocomposition, etc.
Check means to test, examine, compare or inspect something to see if it is as it should be.
To cover up so as to conceal
To choke; strangle
Quench is defined as to satisfy or to extinguish.
To retch or choke
To allow; consent to; tolerate
The definition of allow means to permit or to give permission.
To hinder is defined as to restrain or hold something back.
Find another word for represses. In this page you can discover 37 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for represses, like: reduces, subjugates, subdues, quashes, muffles, strangles, stifles, smothers, suppresses, covers and withholds.