Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun squelch

2 senses of squelch

Sense 1
put-down, squelch, squelcher, takedown -- (a crushing remark)
       => derision -- (contemptuous laughter)

Sense 2
squelch circuit, squelch, squelcher -- (an electric circuit that cuts off a receiver when the signal becomes weaker than the noise)
       => circuit, electrical circuit, electric circuit -- (an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb squelch

4 senses of squelch

Sense 1
squelch, quell, quench -- (suppress or crush completely; "squelch any sign of dissent"; "quench a rebellion")
       => suppress, stamp down, inhibit, subdue, conquer, curb -- (to put down by force or authority; "suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one's desires")

Sense 2
squelch -- (make a sucking sound)
       => sound, go -- (make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'")

Sense 3
squelch, squish, splash, splosh, slosh, slop -- (walk through mud or mire; "We had to splosh across the wet meadow")
       => slog, footslog, plod, trudge, pad, tramp -- (walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud; "Mules plodded in a circle around a grindstone")

Sense 4
squash, crush, squelch, mash, squeeze -- (to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition; "crush an aluminum can"; "squeeze a lemon")
       => press -- (exert pressure or force to or upon; "He pressed down on the boards"; "press your thumb on this spot")

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