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appetite suppressant

Definition:

a drug that suppresses appetite

Class:

artifact noun (man-made objects)

Plural:

appetite suppressants

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

suppressant

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Anorectic | anorexic | anorexigenic | appetite suppressant

a dietary supplement and/or drug which reduces appetite and food consumption, and, as a result, causes weight loss to occur. Numerous pharmaceutical compounds are marketed as appetite suppressants. The following drugs listed as "centrally-acting ... (34 of 779 words)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Anorectic

Collins Dictionary:

appetite depressant [medicine] | appetite suppressant

product which reduces one's appetite (5 of 250 words, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/appetite-depressant

American Heritage Dictionary:

suppress | suppressed [past tense] | suppressing [present participle] | suppresses [3rd-person singular present] | suppressant [noun, related] | suppressible [adjective, related]

To put an end to forcibly; subdue. | To curtail or prohibit the activities of. | To keep from being revealed, published, or circulated. | To ... (23 of 89 words, 6 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/suppress

Merriam-Webster:

suppressant

an agent (as a drug) that tends to suppress or reduce in intensity rather than eliminate something (17 of 39 words, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/suppressant

Macmillan British Dictionary:

suppressant [countable, medical] | suppressants [plural]

a drug that stops or limits the effects of something (10 of 38 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/suppressant

Oxford Dictionary:

suppressant

a drug or other substance which acts to suppress or restrain something (12 of 35 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/suppressant

Random House Dictionary:

suppressant

a substance that suppresses an undesirable action or condition. (9 of 17 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/suppressant

New World Dictionary:

suppressant

something, especially a drug, that tends to suppress an action, condition, etc. (12 of 17 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/suppressant

Wiktionary:

suppressant | suppressants [plural]

A substance that suppresses. (4 of 5 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/suppressant

Britannica Encyclopedia:

drug [chemical agent]

any chemical substance that affects the functioning of living things and the organisms that infect them. Pharmacology, the science of drugs, deals ... (22 of 1390 words, 3 images)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/171942​/drug

Cambridge Dictionary:

drug [entry 1]

any natural or artificially made chemical which is used as a medicine (12 of 30 words, 4 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/drug 1

drug [entry 2]

any natural or artificially made chemical which is taken for pleasure, to ... | any activity that you cannot stop doing (20 of 86 words, 2 definitions, 7 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/drug 2

drug [entry 3] | -gg- [past tense]

to give someone or something a chemical which causes a loss of feeling or unconsciousness (15 of 70 words, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/drug 3

Encarta Dictionary:

suppressant [often used in combination] | suppressants [plural]

a substance, medication, or activity that restrains or limits the effects of something (13 of 36 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861717157​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

suppressant

Audio: British English pronunciation of "suppressant"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/suppressant

Macmillan British Dictionary:

suppressant [countable, medical] | suppressants [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "suppressant"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/suppressant

Macmillan American Dictionary:

suppressant [countable, medical] | suppressants [plural]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "suppressant"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/suppressant

the Free Dictionary:

suppressant

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "suppressant"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "suppressant"

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/suppressant

Google Dictionary:

suppressant | suppressants [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "suppressant"

www​.google​.com​/#hl=en&tbs=dfn​:1&fp=1&q=suppressant

Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

suppressant

Audio: North American pronunciation of "suppressant"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=suppre​06 word=suppressant

YourDictionary Audio:

suppressant

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "suppressant" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/suppressant

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