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Definition 1: an electric circuit that cuts off a receiver when the signal becomes weaker than the noise - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for squelch in the sense of this definition

(squelch is a kind of ...) an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow

Definition 2: a crushing remark - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for squelch in the sense of this definition

(squelch is a kind of ...) contemptuous laughter

(squelch is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

Definition 3: suppress or crush completely - [verb of change]

Samples where squelch or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • squelch any sign of dissent
  • quench a rebellion

Synonyms for squelch in the sense of this definition

(squelch is a kind of ...) bring under control by force or authority

"suppress a nascent uprising" "stamp down on littering" "conquer one's desires"

Definition 4: to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition - [verb of contact]

Samples where squelch or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • crush an aluminum can
  • squeeze a lemon

Synonyms for squelch in the sense of this definition

(squelch is a kind of ...) exert pressure or force to or upon

"He pressed down on the boards" "press your thumb on this spot"

(... is a kind of squelch ) twist, squeeze, or compress in order to extract liquid

"wring the towels"

(... is a kind of squelch ) crush or grind with a heavy instrument

"stamp fruit extract the juice"

(... is a kind of squelch ) crush with a steamroller as if to level

"steamroller the road"

(... is a kind of squelch ) crush as if by treading on

"tread grapes to make wine"

(... is a kind of squelch ) crush together or collapse

"In the accident, the cars telescoped" "my hiking sticks telescope and can be put into the backpack"

Definition 5: walk through mud or mire - [verb of motion]

Samples where squelch or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We had to splosh across the wet meadow

Synonyms for squelch in the sense of this definition

(squelch is a kind of ...) walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud

"Mules plodded in a circle around a grindstone"

Definition 6: make a sucking sound - [verb of perception]

(squelch is a kind of ...) make a certain noise or sound

"She went `Mmmmm'" "The gun went `bang'"

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