logo What is the definition of

Definition of quel

"Quel" is probably misspelled. Trying quell instead Definition of quell

1. quell [ v ] suppress or crush completely
Examples: "squelch any sign of dissent" "quench a rebellion"

Used in print:

(Frank Oppenheimer, "Science and Fear-- A Discussion...)

Most_of these , with horrible exceptions , were conceived as is a ship , not as an attempt to quell the ocean of mankind , nor to deny its force , but as a means to survive and enjoy it .

Synonyms quell squelch quench Related Terms suppress suppression squelch

2. quell [ v ] overcome or allay
Examples: "quell my hunger"

Synonyms appease stay quell Related Terms meet

Similar Spelling

Definition of queer_bird
Definition of queer_duck
Definition of queerly
Definition of queerness
Definition of quell
Definition of quelled
Definition of Quellette
Definition of quelling
Definition of quellung