To bring (a country) under control by force.
To oppress harshly
(Obs.) To crush; trample down
(Biology) To prevent (the transcription of a gene or the synthesis of a protein) by the combination of a protein with an operator gene.
To defeat in war:
To keep in check; restrain:
To keep (a person) from doing something contemplated
To kill by preventing respiration; smother or suffocate.
To keep from getting enough air to breathe; stifle
To silence is to cause someone to stop speaking, or to cause noise to stop.
To put or keep in a secret place; hide; conceal
To hold back; keep oneself (from doing something); forbear
To quell is to stop or quiet something.
To quash is to suppress or put an end to something.
To prevent; preclude:
To keep from happening; avert:
To present with an excessive amount:
To get the better of by superior power; make helpless; subdue
To prevent from talking or expressing an opinion; gag
To continue to do:
To keep oneself out of sight; conceal oneself
To make repeated attacks or raids on (an enemy, for example).
To keep from speaking or expressing oneself freely, as by intimidation
To extinguish is defined as to put out, put an end to, or to settle a debt.
To keep from being observed or discovered; hide.
To prevent from breathing by blocking the windpipe; suffocate; smother; stifle; often, specif., to prevent from breathing by squeezing the throat of; strangle
Check means to test, examine, compare or inspect something to see if it is as it should be.
To censor is to suppress information because you do not like its content.
To stop; check.
To do away with completely; put an end to; esp., to make (a law, etc.) null and void
To keep from public knowledge; suppress mention of. Often used with up :
To ban is defined as to stop people from doing something.
To be capable of holding:
To choke; strangle
To suffocate or choke in any manner
Quench is defined as to satisfy or to extinguish.
To repress; stifle.
So as to squash
Encourage is defined as to give someone hope, confidence or support.
To loosen; to relax; to remove the obligation of.
To bestow; to confer.
To achieve or obtain by effort:
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