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depress definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to lessen in spirits; deject.
    • To cause to drop or sink; lower: The drought depressed the water degree when you look at the reservoirs.
    • To press straight down: Depress the room bar on a typewriter.
    • To lower in spirits; deject.
    • To lessen the experience or force of; weaken: feared that increasing inflation would more depress the economy.
    • to reduce costs in (a financial marketplace).
    • resulting in to drop or sink; reduced: The drought depressed the water amount in reservoirs.
    • To press down: Depress the space bar on a typewriter.
    • to minimize the experience or power of; weaken: feared that increasing rising prices would more depress the economy.
    • to lessen prices in (a financial marketplace).
    • To press down; resulting in to sink; to let autumn; to lower
    • To bring down or simple; to abase, as pride.
    • To throw a gloom upon; to sadden.
    • To press down; to cause to sink; to allow fall; to lessen
    • to minimize the experience of; to help make dull; embarrass, as trade, trade, etc.
    • to carry down or modest; to abase, as pleasure.
    • to minimize in cost; to cause to drop in worth; to cheapen; to depreciate.
    • To throw a gloom upon; to sadden.
    • To reduce (an equation) in a reduced level.
    • to minimize the activity of; to make dull; embarrass, as trade, commerce, etc.
    • to reduce in cost; to cause to decline in worth; to cheapen; to depreciate.
    • to cut back (an equation) in a lower life expectancy degree.
  • verb:
    • To push down on
    • In order to make despondent, sad or bored stiff.
    • resulting in a depression or a decrease in parts of the economic climate.
    • To hit upon
    • In order to make despondent, sad or bored stiff.
    • To cause a depression or a decrease in elements of the economic climate.
    • lessen the game or force of
    • reduced somebody's spirits; make downhearted
    • cause to drop or sink
    • lessen the activity or power of
    • reduced (prices or markets)
    • lower a person's spirits; make downhearted
    • press down
    • cause to drop or sink
    • reduced (prices or markets)
    • hit down
  • adjective:
    • obtaining the middle lower than the border; concave.
    • getting the middle less than the edge; concave.
  • others:
    • To hit or move downward; make lower; provide a lesser amount: because, to depress the muzzle of a gun; to depress the attention.
    • to make or hold down; cause to-fall to or stay static in a reduced or lower problem; low in vitality, quantity, estimation, etc.: as, to depress stocks or perhaps the cost of merchandise; business is depressed.
    • To weigh upon; low in feeling; make dull or languid; deject.
    • To depreciate; rate meanly; belittle.
    • To press or move downward; make reduced; provide a diminished level: because, to depress the muzzle of a gun; to depress a person's eye.
    • To force or keep down; cause to fall to or remain in a low or lower condition; reduced vitality, amount, estimation, etc.: as, to depress stocks or the price of merchandise; business is depressed.
    • To repress.
    • In algebra, to cut back to a reduced degree, as an equation.
    • To weigh upon; reduced feeling; make dull or languid; deject.
    • to lessen to subjection; overpower.
    • To depreciate; price meanly; belittle.
    • To pardon; launch; let go of.
    • To repress.
    • To cast straight down, discourage, dishearten, dispirit, chill, dampen.
    • In algebra, to lessen to a lower degree, as an equation.
    • to lessen to subjection; overpower.
    • pushed down; hollow in center; concave.
    • To pardon; launch; let go of.
    • To throw down, discourage, dishearten, dispirit, chill, dampen.
    • Pressed down; hollow in center; concave.
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