Suppositional to Surbed
(Sup`po*si"tion*al) a. Resting on supposition; hypothetical; conjectural; supposed. South.
(Sup*pos`i*ti"tious) a. [L. suppositicus. See Supposition.]
1. Fraudulently substituted for something else; not being what is purports to be; not genuine; spurious; counterfeit; as,
a supposititious child; a supposititious writing. Bacon.
2. Suppositional; hypothetical. [R.] Woodward.
Sup*pos`i*ti"tious*ly, adv. Sup*pos`i*ti"tious*ness, n.
(Sup*pos"i*tive) a. [Cf. F. suppositif.] Including or implying supposition, or hypothesis; supposed.
Sup*pos"i*tive*ly, adv. Hammond.
(Sup*pos"i*tive), n. A word denoting or implying supposition, as the words if, granting,
provided, etc. Harris.
(Sup*pos"i*tor) n. (Med.) An apparatus for the introduction of suppositories into the rectum.
(Sup*pos"i*to*ry) n.; pl. Suppositories [LL. suppositorium, fr. L. suppositorius that is
placed underneath: cf. F. suppositoire. See Supposition.] (Med.) A pill or bolus for introduction into
the rectum; esp., a cylinder or cone of medicated cacao butter.
(Sup*po"sure) n. Supposition; hypothesis; conjecture. [Obs.] Hudibras.
(Sup*press") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Suppressed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Suppressing.] [L. suppressus,
p. p. of supprimere to suppress; sub under + premere, pressum, to press. See Sub-, and Press.]
1. To overpower and crush; to subdue; to put down; to quell.
Every rebellion, when it is suppressed, doth make the subject weaker, and the prince stronger.Sir J.
2. To keep in; to restrain from utterance or vent; as, to suppress the voice; to suppress a smile. Sir W.
3. To retain without disclosure; to conceal; not to reveal; to prevent publication of; as, to suppress evidence; to
suppress a pamphlet; to suppress the truth.
She suppresses the name, and this keeps him in a pleasing suspense.Broome.
4. To stop; to restrain; to arrest the discharges of; as, to suppress a diarrhea, or a hemorrhage.
Syn. To repress; restrain; put down; overthrow; overpower; overwhelm; conceal; stifle; stop; smother.
(Sup*press"i*ble) a. That may be suppressed.
(Sup*pres"sion) n. [L. suppressio: cf. F. suppression.]
1. The act of suppressing, or the state of being suppressed; repression; as, the suppression of a riot,
insurrection, or tumult; the suppression of truth, of reports, of evidence, and the like.
2. (Med.) Complete stoppage of a natural secretion or excretion; as, suppression of urine; used in
contradiction to retention, which signifies that the secretion or excretion is retained without expulsion.
3. (Gram.) Omission; as, the suppression of a word.