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Synonyms for squelch
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  1. squelchverb

    to halt, stop, eliminate, stamp out, or put down, often suddenly or by force

    Even the king’s announcement could not squelch the rumors.

    Synonyms:
    quash

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  1. put-down, squelch, squelcher, takedownnoun

    a crushing remark

    Synonyms:
    squelch circuit, squelcher, put-down, takedown

  2. squelch circuit, squelch, squelcherverb

    an electric circuit that cuts off a receiver when the signal becomes weaker than the noise

    Synonyms:
    squelch circuit, squelcher, put-down, takedown

  3. squelch, quell, quenchverb

    suppress or crush completely

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

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

  4. squelchverb

    make a sucking sound

    Synonyms:
    slop, squeeze, quench, splash, squish, quell, splosh, mash, crush, squash, slosh

  5. squelch, squish, splash, splosh, slosh, slopverb

    walk through mud or mire

    "We had to splosh across the wet meadow"

    Synonyms:
    slush around, quell, swash, quench, sprinkle, slosh around, crush, swill, splatter, splosh, squeeze, plash, spatter, mash, squish, spill, squash, slop, splash, slush, slosh

  6. squash, crush, squelch, mash, squeezeverb

    to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition

    "crush an aluminum can"; "squeeze a lemon"

    Synonyms:
    comminute, twitch, suppress, vanquish, pressure, crush, squish, grind, romance, rack, quell, twinge, splash, dally, hale, beat, press, jam, smash, wring, flirt, force, embrace, crunch, trounce, coquette, shove, thrust, chat up, demolish, butterfly, compress, hug, beat out, tweet, slop, mash, quench, contract, compact, extort, stuff, squeeze, squash, philander, bosom, pinch, coquet, break down, slosh, coerce, oppress, wedge, bray, constrict, splosh, gouge, shell

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  1. squelchverb

    Synonyms:
    crush, silence, quell, stifle, abash

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "squelch":

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How to use squelch in a sentence?

  1. President Barack Obama:

    We have to watch for and cultivate and encourage those glimmers of curiosity and possibility - not suppress them, not squelch them.

  2. Jeanette Seaver:

    We find it critical to hear more than one side of a story and more importantly, not to squelch a writer's right to be heard, when speakers are shouted down or even assaulted on campuses simply for having a different point of view, journalists are banned from press conferences and truth is too often dismissed as 'fake news,' we as publishers prefer to give voice to a respected writer and filmmaker, rather than bow to the politically correct pressures of the modern world.

  3. President Barack Obama:

    We need to inspire more young people to ask about the stars, we have to watch for and cultivate and encourage those glimmers of curiosity and possibility - not suppress them, not squelch them.

  4. Thomas Rudd:

    Normally I wouldn’t speak to this but since that’s out there I think I want to squelch that—that there are no shots to the head or neck.

  5. Ted Boutrous:

    New York State Supreme Court got New York State Supreme Court right in rejecting the Robert Trump family's effort to squelch Mary Trump's core political speech on important issues of public concern.


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