squelch - definition and synonyms

verb 

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/skweltʃ/
present tense
I/you/we/theysquelch
he/she/itsquelches
present participlesquelching
past tensesquelched
past participlesquelched
  1. 1
    [intransitive]

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    to make a wet sucking sound such as the sound that your feet make when you walk on wet ground
  2. 2
    [transitive] American informal to stop someone or something that is causing you trouble, especially by taking firm action against them

derived word

squelch

 

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noun [countable]
singularsquelch
pluralsquelches