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English verb: quell

1. quell (change) suppress or crush completely


SamplesSquelch any sign of dissent.
Quench a rebellion.


Synonymsquench, squelch


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)conquer, curb, inhibit, stamp down, subdue, suppress

2. quell (consumption) overcome or allay


SamplesQuell my hunger.


Synonymsappease, stay


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)fill, fulfil, fulfill, meet, satisfy









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