Definitions for (verb) quash

Main entry: 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


Main entry: void, avoid, annul, invalidate, nullify, quash

Definition: declare invalid

Usage: The contract was annulled; void a plea