1. a crushing remark
(synonym) put-down, squelcher, takedown
(derivation) quell, quench
2. an electric circuit that cuts off a receiver when the signal becomes weaker than the noise
(synonym) squelch circuit, squelcher
(hypernym) circuit, electrical circuit, electric circuit
1. suppress or crush completely; "squelch any sign of dissent"; "quench a rebellion"
(synonym) quell, quench
(hypernym) suppress, stamp down, inhibit, subdue, conquer, curb
(derivation) put-down, squelcher, takedown
2. make a sucking sound
(hypernym) sound, go
3. walk through mud or mire; "We had to splosh across the wet meadow"
(synonym) squish, splash, splosh, slosh, slop
(hypernym) slog, footslog, plod, trudge, pad, tramp
4. to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition; "crush an aluminum can"; "squeeze a lemon"
(synonym) squash, crush, mash, squeeze