depress


depress

verb

Definition of DEPRESS

2
to cause to fall intentionally or unintentionally <construction workers depressed the roadbed in order to make way for an overpass>
Antonyms lift, pick up, raise
4
to push steadily against with some force <depressed the lever to start the machine>
Synonyms bear (down on), depress, shove, weigh (on or upon)

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