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quash 1

 (kwŏsh)
tr.v. quashed, quash·ing, quash·es
To annul or put an end to (a court order, indictment, or court proceedings).

[Middle English quassen, from Anglo-Norman casser, quasser, from Medieval Latin quassāre, alteration (influenced by quassāre, to crush, shatter) of cassāre, from Latin cassus, empty, void; see kes- in Indo-European roots.]

quash 2

 (kwŏsh)
tr.v. quashed, quash·ing, quash·es
1. To put down or suppress forcibly and completely: quash a rebellion.
2. To put an end to or destroy: quash a rumor; quash hopes of an agreement.

[Middle English quashen, from Old French quasser, from Medieval Latin quassāre, to shatter, from Latin; see squash2.]

quash

(kwɒʃ)
vb (tr)
1. to subdue forcefully and completely; put down; suppress
2. to annul or make void (a law, decision, etc)
3. (Law) to reject (an indictment, writ, etc) as invalid
[C14: from Old French quasser, from Latin quassāre to shake]

quash

(kwɒʃ)

v.t.
1. to put down or suppress completely; quell; subdue: to quash a rebellion.
2. to make void, annul, or set aside (a law, indictment, decision, etc.).
[1300–50; Middle English: to smash; overcome < Old French quasser, in part < Latin quassāre to shake (frequentative of quatere to shake)]

quash

- From Latin quatere, "shake," it generally means "reject as invalid, especially by legal procedure," or "put an end to; suppress."
See also related terms for reject.

quash


Past participle: quashed
Gerund: quashing

Imperative
quash
quash
Present
I quash
you quash
he/she/it quashes
we quash
you quash
they quash
Preterite
I quashed
you quashed
he/she/it quashed
we quashed
you quashed
they quashed
Present Continuous
I am quashing
you are quashing
he/she/it is quashing
we are quashing
you are quashing
they are quashing
Present Perfect
I have quashed
you have quashed
he/she/it has quashed
we have quashed
you have quashed
they have quashed
Past Continuous
I was quashing
you were quashing
he/she/it was quashing
we were quashing
you were quashing
they were quashing
Past Perfect
I had quashed
you had quashed
he/she/it had quashed
we had quashed
you had quashed
they had quashed
Future
I will quash
you will quash
he/she/it will quash
we will quash
you will quash
they will quash
Future Perfect
I will have quashed
you will have quashed
he/she/it will have quashed
we will have quashed
you will have quashed
they will have quashed
Future Continuous
I will be quashing
you will be quashing
he/she/it will be quashing
we will be quashing
you will be quashing
they will be quashing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been quashing
you have been quashing
he/she/it has been quashing
we have been quashing
you have been quashing
they have been quashing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been quashing
you will have been quashing
he/she/it will have been quashing
we will have been quashing
you will have been quashing
they will have been quashing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been quashing
you had been quashing
he/she/it had been quashing
we had been quashing
you had been quashing
they had been quashing
Conditional
I would quash
you would quash
he/she/it would quash
we would quash
you would quash
they would quash
Past Conditional
I would have quashed
you would have quashed
he/she/it would have quashed
we would have quashed
you would have quashed
they would have quashed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.quash - put down by force or intimidation; "The government quashes any attempt of an uprising"; "China keeps down her dissidents very efficiently"; "The rich landowners subjugated the peasants working the land"
crush, oppress, suppress - come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority; "The government oppresses political activists"
2.quash - declare invalid; "The contract was annulled"; "void a plea"
strike down, cancel - declare null and void; make ineffective; "Cancel the election results"; "strike down a law"
break - invalidate by judicial action; "The will was broken"
stet - printing: cancel, as of a correction or deletion

quash

verb
1. annul, overturn, reverse, cancel, overthrow, set aside, void, revoke, overrule, rescind, invalidate, nullify, declare null and void The Appeal Court has quashed the convictions.
2. put an end to, stamp out, put a stop to, end, check, nip in the bud He attempted to quash the rumours.
3. suppress, crush, put down, beat, destroy, overthrow, squash, subdue, repress, quell, extinguish, quench, extirpate an attempt to quash regional violence

quash

verb
To bring to an end forcibly as if by imposing a heavy weight:
Translations

quash

[ˈkwɒʃ] VT
1. [+ rebellion] → sofocar
2. [+ proposal] → rechazar; [+ verdict] → anular, invalidar

quash

[ˈkwɒʃ] vt
[+ verdict, conviction] → annuler, casser
[+ rumour] → faire taire
[+ rebellion, protest] → étouffer

quash

vt
(Jur) verdictaufheben, annullieren
rebellionunterdrücken; suggestion, objectionablehnen

quash

[kwɒʃ] vt
a. (reject) → respingere (Law) (sentence, conviction) → revocare, annullare
b. (destroy, enemies, rebellion) → stroncare; (emotion) → reprimere

quash

v. suprimir, sofocar.
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