Synonyms for quench

Synonyms for (verb) quench

Synonyms: quench

Definition: cool (hot metal) by plunging into cold water or other liquid

Usage: quench steel

Similar words: cool, cool down, chill

Definition: make cool or cooler

Usage: Chill the food


Synonyms: quench

Definition: reduce the degree of (luminescence or phosphorescence) in (excited molecules or a material) by adding a suitable substance

Similar words: cut, cut back, cut down, bring down, trim, trim back, trim down, reduce

Definition: cut down on; make a reduction in

Usage: reduce your daily fat intake; The employer wants to cut back health benefits


Synonyms: squelch, quell, quench

Definition: suppress or crush completely

Usage: squelch any sign of dissent; quench a rebellion

Similar words: inhibit, curb, conquer, stamp down, subdue, suppress

Definition: to put down by force or authority

Usage: suppress a nascent uprising; stamp down on littering; conquer one's desires


Synonyms: allay, assuage, slake, quench

Definition: satisfy (thirst)

Usage: The cold water quenched his thirst

Similar words: satisfy, fill, fulfil, fulfill, meet

Definition: fill or meet a want or need


Synonyms: quench

Definition: electronics: suppress (sparking) when the current is cut off in an inductive circuit, or suppress (an oscillation or discharge) in a component or device

Similar words: inhibit, suppress, bottle up

Definition: control and refrain from showing; of emotions, desires, impulses, or behavior