Synonyms of quell in English:

quell


See definition of quell

verb

1‘troops were called in to quell the unrest’

SYNONYMS

put an end to, stamp out, put a stop to, end, finish, get rid of, crush, put down, check, crack down on, curb, nip in the bud, thwart, frustrate, squash, quash, subdue, suppress, repress, quench, extinguish, stifle, abolish, terminate, beat, overcome, defeat, rout, destroy, demolish, annihilate, wipe out, extirpate

informal squelch, put the kibosh on, clobber

ANTONYMS

bring about, prompt

2‘he managed to quell his initial misgivings’

SYNONYMS

calm, soothe, pacify, settle, quieten, quiet, put at rest, lull, silence, put behind one, rise above, allay, appease, stay, assuage, abate, deaden, dull, tranquillize, mitigate, moderate, palliate

ANTONYMS

succumb to