Repress vs Represser - What's the difference?

repress | represser |


As nouns the difference between repress and represser

is that repress is the act of repressing while represser is one who, or that which, represses.

As a verb repress

is to press again.

repress

English

Noun

(es)
  • The act of repressing.
  • Verb

    (es)
  • To press again.
  • to repress a vinyl record
  • To forcefully prevent an upheaval from developing further.
  • *to repress sedition or rebellion
  • *to repress the first risings of discontent.
  • Hence, to check; to keep back.
  • * Milton
  • Desire of wine and all delicious drinks, / Thou couldst repress .

    Synonyms

    * (forcefully preventing an upheaval from developing) to crush out; to quell; to subdue; to suppress * (to keep back) to restrain; to hold back

    Anagrams

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    represser

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One who, or that which, represses.
  • (Webster 1913)