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depresses

verb
present tense third-person singular of depress

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

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“Depresses.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/depresses. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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