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1 quench

Satisfy (thirst):
— The cold water quenched his thirst.

synoniemen: allay, assuage, slake.

Roget 616: dissuade, dehort, cry out against, remonstrate, expostulate, warn, contraindicate.    disincline, indispose, shake, stagger; dispirit; discourage, dishearten; ... meer laten zien

Roget 829: cause pleasure, produce pleasure, create pleasure, give pleasure, afford pleasure, procure pleasure, offer pleasure, present pleasure, yield pleasure etc. 827.    please, charm, delight, ... meer laten zien

Roget 869: sate, satiate, satisfy, saturate; cloy, quench, slake, pall, glut.   , gorge, surfeit; bore etc. (weary) ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: lessen



2 quench

Put out, as of fires, flames, or lights:
— Quench the flames.

synoniemen: blow out, extinguish, snuff out.

Roget 162: be destroyed &c.; perish; fall to the ground; tumble, topple; go to pieces, fall to pieces; break up; crumble to dust; go to the dogs, go to the wall, go to smash, go to shivers, ... meer laten zien

Roget 388a: go out, die out, burn out; fizzle.    extinguish; damp, slack, quench, smother; put out, stamp out; douse, snuff, ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: blussen, doven, uitblazen, uitblussen, uitdoven, vernietigen

3 quench

Electronics: suppress (sparking) when the current is cut off in an inductive circuit, or suppress (an oscillation or discharge) in a component or device.

4 quench

Suppress or crush completely:
— Quench a rebellion.

synoniemen: quell, squelch.

5 quench

Reduce the degree of (luminescence or phosphorescence) in (excited molecules or a material) by adding a suitable substance.

6 quench

Cool (hot metal) by plunging into cold water or other liquid.


Moby betekeniswoordenboek: allay, appease, asphyxiate, assuage, blow out, blunt, bottle up, censor, chill, choke, choke off, clamp down on, cool, cork, cork up, crack down on, crush, damp, damp down, dampen ... meer laten zien.

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