Synonyms for quelling

Synonyms for (noun) quelling

Synonyms: quelling, stifling, suppression, crushing

Definition: forceful prevention; putting down by power or authority

Usage: the suppression of heresy; the quelling of the rebellion; the stifling of all dissent

Similar words: prevention, bar

Definition: the act of preventing

Usage: there was no bar against leaving; money was allocated to study the cause and prevention of influenza