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Synonyms for quench
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. quench, slake, allay, assuage(verb)

    satisfy (thirst)

    "The cold water quenched his thirst"

    Synonyms:
    mollify, conciliate, quell, blow out, relieve, squelch, lenify, placate, appease, assuage, gruntle, palliate, abate, ease, allay, pacify, extinguish, alleviate, snuff out, slake, slack, still, gentle

  2. snuff out, blow out, extinguish, quench(verb)

    put out, as of fires, flames, or lights

    "Too big to be extinguished at once, the forest fires at best could be contained"; "quench the flames"; "snuff out the candles"

    Synonyms:
    quell, stub out, eliminate, press out, squelch, blow out, wipe out, allay, decimate, get rid of, burn out, carry off, assuage, crush out, annihilate, extinguish, snuff out, slake, blow, do away with, eradicate

  3. quench(verb)

    electronics: suppress (sparking) when the current is cut off in an inductive circuit, or suppress (an oscillation or discharge) in a component or device

    Synonyms:
    snuff out, allay, blow out, slake, squelch, quell, assuage, extinguish

  4. squelch, quell, quench(verb)

    suppress or crush completely

    "squelch any sign of dissent"; "quench a rebellion"

    Synonyms:
    quell, blow out, squelch, stay, allay, crush, assuage, appease, splosh, squeeze, snuff out, slake, extinguish, mash, squish, squash, slop, splash, slosh

  5. quench(verb)

    reduce the degree of (luminescence or phosphorescence) in (excited molecules or a material) by adding a suitable substance

    Synonyms:
    snuff out, allay, blow out, slake, squelch, quell, assuage, extinguish

  6. quench(verb)

    cool (hot metal) by plunging into cold water or other liquid

    "quench steel"

    Synonyms:
    snuff out, allay, blow out, slake, squelch, quell, assuage, extinguish

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. quench(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    extinguish, put out

  2. quench(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    destroy, still, stifle, repress, check, suppress, put an end to

  3. quench(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    allay, slake, cool

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    slake, extinction, extinguishment, buffer, cooling

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