repress, quash, keep down, subdue, subjugate, reduce(verb)
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"
invalidate, annul, quash, void, avoid, nullify(verb)
"The contract was annulled"; "void a plea"
To defeat forcibly.
The army quashed the rebellion.
(relating to law) To void or suppress (a subpoena, decision, etc.).
Origin: From quasser, from quassāre, present active infinitive of quasso.
same as Squash
to abate, annul, overthrow, or make void; as, to quash an indictment
to beat down, or beat in pieces; to dash forcibly; to crush
to crush; to subdue; to suppress or extinguish summarily and completely; as, to quash a rebellion
to be shaken, or dashed about, with noise
Origin: [OF. quasser, F. casser, fr. L. quassare to shake, shatter, shiver, v. intens. fr. quatere, quassum, to shake, shatter. Cf. Concussion, Discuss, Rescue, and also Quash to annul.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kwosh, v.t. to crush: to subdue or extinguish suddenly and completely: to annul. [O. Fr. quasser (Fr. casser)—L. quassāre, inten. of quatĕre, to shake.]
The numerical value of quash in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of quash in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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There's obviously retail and other demand for the stock, but the pricing seems strange, the fact the stock is now this strong will probably quash.
To quash talk that its arsenal is empty, the Bank of Japan might decide at its September meeting to stop targeting the monetary base, which conflicts with the negative-rate policy.
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