Synonyms for Oppress:
n.kick around, grind down, do someone wrong, mistreat, shove around, hit out. dismay, disturb, right, hang over, wound, distress, stab, wrong, upset, aggrieve, outrage. depress, deject, weigh down, dispirit, sadden, happy. •oppress (noun)
crush, persecute, suppress, harass.
bother, strain, plague, smother, lie on, go ill with, put-upon, keep under, depress, press down, study at wrong, dispirit, burden with, trample, keep down, abuse, dishearten, beat down, encumber, handicap, saddle, worry, vex, take liberties with, hound, overload, maltreat, annoy, wrong, bear hard upon, hamper, ride roughshod over.
v.•depress, subdue (verb)
beat down, abuse, strain, handicap, sadden, hound, worry, crush, distress, suppress, wrong, saddle, dishearten, smother, annoy, persecute, overload, encumber, keep down, overcome, maltreat, trample, plague, dispirit, aggrieve, rule, outrage, vex, harass.
conquer, triumph, lord, prevail, overcome, oversee, preside, dominate, vanquish, surmount, predominate, master, win, succeed, command, subordinate, better, rule.
counteract, challenge, rebuff, check, inhibit, impede, hinder, conflict, suppress, intercept, obstruct, interfere, protest, confront, cross, counterattack, meddle, repulse, counter, object, resist, repel, repress, defy, dispute, antagonize, contradict, oppose, fight, disagree.
block, restrict, prohibit, restrain, deny, curtail, ban, disqualify, control, curb, reject, constrain, preclude, prevent, refuse, disallow, bar, outlaw, disapprove, forbid.
maltreat, trample, mistreat, grind down, kick around, deject, shove around, hit out. dispirit, sadden, keep down, depress, abuse. •depress
beat down, weigh down, keep under.
press down, overload.
•Other relevant words:
deject, aggrieve, sadden, saddle, upset, annoy, crush, encumber, outrage, keep under, right, distress, happy, grind down, trample, disturb, dispirit, harass, abuse, dishearten, hamper, beat down, keep down, weigh down, handicap, wound, wrong, ride roughshod over, vex, lie on, press down, worry, overload, depress, bear hard upon, mistreat, persecute, plague, hound, dismay, bother, go ill with, maltreat, smother, stab, strain.