- Word Combinations (verb)
|part of speech:
||quashes, quashing, quashed
||to subdue or suppress forcefully and decisively.
The police quashed the demonstration.Troops were sent to quash the rebellion.
- crush, extinguish, put down, quell, squash, stifle, subdue, suppress
- similar words:
- break, choke, demolish, nip, overwhelm, quench, repress, rout, ruin, smash, squelch, stamp out, stop
||destroy, eradicate, extinguish, hush, kill, overpower, silence, smother, stamp, still, tame, throttle, wreck