Synonyms of quell in English:

quell


See definition of quell

verb

1‘troops were called in to quell the unrest’

SYNONYMS
put an end to, stamp out, put a stop to, end, finish, get rid of, crush, put down, check, crack down on, curb, nip in the bud, thwart, frustrate, squash, quash, subdue, suppress, repress, quench, extinguish, stifle, abolish, terminate, beat, overcome, defeat, rout, destroy, demolish, annihilate, wipe out, extirpate
informal squelch, put the kibosh on, clobber
ANTONYMS

bring about, prompt

2‘he managed to quell his initial misgivings’

SYNONYMS
calm, soothe, pacify, settle, quieten, quiet, put at rest, lull, silence, put behind one, rise above, allay, appease, stay, assuage, abate, deaden, dull, tranquillize, mitigate, moderate, palliate
ANTONYMS

succumb to