|1.||[ verb ] place a limit on the number of|
|Related terms:||limit number numeral|
|2.||[ verb ] (politics) put down by force or intimidation|
|Synonyms:||repress subdue quash subjugate reduce|
"The government quashes any attempt of an uprising" "China keeps down her dissidents very efficiently" "The rich landowners subjugated the peasants working the land"
|Related terms:||oppress clamp_down overcomer|
|3.||[ verb ] manage not to throw up|