- (n.) One who, or that which, presses.
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Definition of: REPRESS
- (n.) The act of repressing.
- (v. t.) To press again.
- (v. t.) To press back or down effectually; to crush down or out; to quell; to subdue; to supress; as, to repress sedition or rebellion; to repress the first risings of discontent.
- (v. t.) Hence, to check; to restrain; to keep back.