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accredit, authorize, commission, coronate, crown, depute, empower, endow, energize, enroll.
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Correct spelling:
depress
Definition:
To press down: to let down: to lower: to humble: to dispirit or cast a gloom over.

What does the acronym depress stand for?

DEPRESS abbreviation definition:
–  Depressurizization

Synonyms:

noun
depress
demoralize, press down, dismay, lower, get down, cast down, dispirit, demoralise, deject.
verb
change
depress.
contact
depress, lower.
de-motivate
hinder, de-motivate, impede, throttle, stifle, curb, paralyze, hamper, frustrate.
deject, make despondent; exhaust
mock, cow, cast down, lower, bother, throw cold water on, afflict, bug, ail, scorn, discourage, dismay, beat down, chill, oppress, disturb, enervate, debase, dishearten, perturb, bear down, weaken, press, debilitate, weary, put down, dampen, sadden, trouble, abase, beat, keep under, weigh down, sap, faze, dull, distress, drain, try, daunt, bum out, desolate, dispirit, drag, darken, reduce to tears, degrade, slow, run down, damp, upset, reduce, turn one off, torment, mortify, devitalize.
depress
sink, debase, decrease, lower, attenuate.
devalue
impair, downgrade, lessen, depreciate, cheapen, diminish.
dissuade
ban, prevent, intimidate, daunt, divert, check, inhibit, dampen, dissuade, restrain, admonish, chill, avert, derail, discourage, disincline, dishearten, bar, deflect, deter.
lower
submerge, drop, plunge, shorten, deepen.
motion
depress.
push down
Demit, droop, level, flatten, couch, let down, dip, settle, sink, press down, smoosh, squash.
Examples of usage:
  1. Even that drive through the streaming streets, with the rain pattering upon the top of their four- wheeler, could not depress him any longer. – A Duet by A. Conan Doyle
  2. This information as to the suffering of American soldiers had augmented during the last few months, and seemed to possess strange, poignant power to depress Carley. – The Call of the Canyon by Zane Grey
  3. The surroundings did not depress him, but only gradually slowed the exultant surge of his blood and, as he hummed at random, an old favorite came to him out of the past, and he sung it joyously: My taste is that of an aristocrat, My purse that of a pauper: I scorn the gold her parents hold- But shore I love their daughter. – Hopalong Cassidy by Clarence E. Mulford
  4. This did not depress him. – Maria Edgeworth by Helen Zimmern
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