keep downRate this phrase:(4.00 / 3 votes)Say it
To repress.

China keeps down her dissidents very efficiently.

Additional definitions for 'keep down':

keep downTo restrain or control.
keep downTo cause not to increase or rise.
keep downNot to vomit.
keep downTo lie low. To stay concealed by not standing up.
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