Meaning of 抑える in Japanese

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Definition of 抑える

  1. (v1, vt) to pin something down; to hold something down; to hold something back; to stop; to restrain; to curb

    Hold this ladder steady.

  2. to seize; to grasp; to arrest

    The police seized the robber by the neck.

  3. to gain control of something; to govern; to keep down (e.g. information); to suppress

    Jane could not stop herself from crying aloud.

  4. to catch happening; to determine (important points); to find (proof); to understand

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