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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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. quench(v)

    Synonyms:
    slake, extinguish, stifle, suppress

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "quench":

    slake, extinction, extinguishment, buffer, cooling

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  1. List of known nicknames for "Quench":

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How to use quench in a sentence?

  1. Igor Astsaturov:

    Obviously, this finding signals again and again that healthy lifestyle is the key to cancer-free life, regardless of the cause, it is easy enough to quench the thirst with water to stay fit and healthy.

  2. Marcus Aureluis, Meditations, Book nine:

    Erase fancy; curb impulse; quench desire; let sovereign reason have the mastery.

  3. Georges Bernanos:

    I know the compassion of others is a relief at first. I don't despise it. But it can't quench pain, it slips through your soul as through a sieve. And when our suffering has been dragged from one pity to another, as from one mouth to another, we can no longer respect or love it.

  4. RAS CARDO REGGAE:

    I was the first to create a youth group and club to focus on the education of youths in trench town and surrounding areas. this was in 1963 while I was still a student at-st. georges college- high school. trench town will always be my water hole from which I shall drink of africa to quench my thirstthis is also one of my many original quotes.

  5. Vincent Van Gogh:

    Do not quench your inspiration and your inmagination do not become the slave of your model.

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