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Definition of quash:

  1. Same as Squash.
  2. To abate, annul, overthrow, or make void; as, to quash an indictment.
  3. To be shaken, or dashed about, with noise.
  4. To beat down, or beat in pieces; to dash forcibly; to crush.
  5. To crush; to subdue; to suppress or extinguish summarily and completely; as, to quash a rebellion.

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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.

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