- To hold in place, to keep low, to prevent publication.
- The government suppressed the findings of their research about the true state of the economy.
- (US, law) To forbid the use of evidence at trial because it is improper or was improperly obtained.
to hold in place, to keep low
- suppress in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- suppress in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911