Definition of quash:
get over, crucify, subdue, abbreviate, cancel, erase, revoke, ward off, tighten, strangle, melt off, muffle, decoct, vitiate, expunge, countermand, stifle, boil down, debar, cut back, forefend, keep down, choke off, keep off, vacate, foreshorten, negate, defeat, cut down, overcome, discharge, come down, forfend, tame, shorten, subordinate, deoxidize, thin, cross off _or_ out, dilute, efface, trim down, repeal, scale down, void, subject, abolish, deflect, smother, slenderize, avoid, reduce, quell, deoxidise, quench, neutralise, blot out, neutralize, fend off, cut, chasten, extinguish, annul, suppress, repress, abrogate, rescind, evacuate, remove, rub off _or_ out, reverse, stave off, contract, nullify, concentrate, lift, obviate, put the lid on, overturn, mortify, put down, lose weight, trim back, thin out, master, stamp down, slim down, bring down, win, scratch out, curb, head off, abridge, surmount, subjugate, obliterate, empty, squash, conquer, slim, squelch, trim, invalidate, make void, continue, crush, avert, number, shrink, inhibit.
The means used by James to change the corporations, namely bringing quo warrantos in the Exchequer against them, and employing all the niceties of a confused law to quash them, we have before condemned.- "Thomas Davis, Selections from his Prose and Poetry", Thomas Davis Commentator: T. W. Rolleston.
- "The Eleven Comedies", Aristophanes et al.
- "The Grafters", Francis Lynde.