Synonyms for quash

Synonyms for (verb) quash

Synonyms: subdue, subjugate, quash, reduce, repress, keep down

Definition: put down by force or intimidation

Usage: The government quashes any attempt of an uprising; China keeps down her dissidents very efficiently; The rich landowners subjugated the peasants working the land

Similar words: crush, suppress, oppress

Definition: come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority

Usage: The government oppresses political activists


Synonyms: void, avoid, annul, invalidate, nullify, quash

Definition: declare invalid

Usage: The contract was annulled; void a plea

Similar words: strike down, cancel

Definition: declare null and void; make ineffective

Usage: Cancel the election results; strike down a law