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Synonym of Oppress

Oppress Synonyme from Moby Thesaurus

Moby Thesaurus
oppress
Synonyms and related words:
abuse, addict, afflict, aggrieve, anguish, bear hard upon, beat down, beset, break, break down, bring to tears, browbeat, bulldoze, bully, burden, burthen, busy, cast down, castrate, charge, clamp down on, coerce, compel, conquer, cow, crush, crush one, cumber, cut up, damp, dampen, dampen the spirits, darken, dash, daunt, deject, depress, desolate, despotize, discourage, dishearten, dispirit, distress, domineer, domineer over, draw tears, drive, embitter, encumber, enslave, exhaust, fag, freight, go hard with, go ill with, grieve, grind, grind down, hamper, handicap, harass, harry, haunt, haunt the memory, henpeck, hound, hunt, intimidate, inundate, keep busy, keep down, keep under, knock down, lade, lie on, load, lord it over, lower, lower the spirits, maltreat, molest, obsess, outrage, overawe, overbear, overburden, overcome, overdrive, overload, overmaster, overpower, override, overtask, overtax, overthrow, overweight, overwhelm, overwork, persecute, press, press down, press hard upon, press heavy on, pressure, prey on, prostrate, pursue, put down, repress, rest hard upon, ride over, ride roughshod over, sadden, saddle, sink, sorrow, subdue, subjugate, suppress, sweat, task, tax, terrorize, tire, torment, torture, trample down, trample underfoot, trample upon, tread down, tread upon, trouble, try one, tyrannize, tyrannize over, unman, victimize, walk all over, walk over, wear down, wear out, wear upon one, weary, weigh down, weigh heavy on, weigh heavy upon, weigh on, weigh upon, weight down, work
  

  



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WordNet 2.0
oppress

Verb
1. come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority; "The government oppresses political activists"
(synonym) suppress, crush
(hyponym) repress, quash, keep down, subdue, subjugate, reduce
(derivation) oppression, subjugation
2. cause to suffer; "Jews were persecuted in the former Soviet Union"
(synonym) persecute
(hypernym) torment, rag, bedevil, crucify, dun, frustrate
(hyponym) purge
(derivation) oppressor

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