Synonyms for quench
- snuff out
- knock down
- put down
- put out
Antonyms for quench
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR QUENCH
Many waters cannot quench love, neither can the floods drown it.
But who can say that science will not some day quench the thirst for what lies beyond us?
But, mother, since you were there, why did you not quench him?
Such were the sops with which he sought to quench his vindictive rage.
So she poured out the liquid music of her voice to quench the thirst of his spirit.
The heat, however, produced thirst, and no water was near in which we could quench it.
But they could not suck up enough water to quench their terrible thirst.
He'd quench his thirst before an engagement with gunpowder mixed in brandy.
A single bucket of water will not quench my thirst; give me more!
But would the atmosphere of the Potteries be damp enough to quench that flame?
Old English acwencan "to quench" (of fire, light), from Proto-Germanic *cwandjan, probably a causative form of root of Old English cwincan "to go out, be extinguished," Old Frisian kwinka. Related: Quenched; quenching.