The definition of 'oppresss' & the word 'oppresss' in example sentences or phrases

Verb
1
come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority
  1. The government oppresses political activists
2
cause to suffer
  1. Jews were persecuted in the former Soviet Union

Synonyms of the word 'oppresss' & Antonyms of the word 'oppresss'.

Verb
Synonymscrush, suppress, oppress, persecute, oppress,