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depress

verb

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2 to cause to fall intentionally or unintentionally
  • construction workers depressed the roadbed in order to make way for an overpass

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3 to diminish the price or value of
  • the glut of wheat on the market has depressed that commodity for most of the past year

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4 to push steadily against with some force
  • depressed the lever to start the machine

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The first known use of depress was in the 14th century

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“Depress.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/depress. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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