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squash

Synonyms of squash in English:

verb

  • 1 wash and squash the cans before depositing them
    crush, squeeze, flatten, compress, press, smash, distort, mangle, pound, tamp down, trample (down), stamp on;
    pulp, mash, cream, liquidize, beat, pulverize, macerate
  • 2 she squashed some of her clothes inside the bag
    force, ram, thrust, plunge, push, stick, cram, jam, stuff, pack, compress, squeeze, wedge, press, tamp, pound, drive, hammer, bang
  • 3 the proposal was immediately squashed by the Heritage Department
    frustrate, thwart
    informal put paid to, blow, put the kibosh on, clobber
    British informal dish
  • 4 there was no need to squash him in front of his friends
    humiliate, humble, mortify, show up, bring down, take down, bring low, demean, expose, show in a bad light, shame, put to shame, make ashamed, discomfit, disgrace, discredit, downgrade, debase, degrade, devalue, dishonour, embarrass, put someone in their place, make a fool of, chasten, subdue, get the better of, have the last laugh on, abash, abase, crush, quash, deflate, flatten, make someone eat humble pie
    informal put down, settle someone's hash, cut down to size
    North American informal make someone eat crow
    US informal own
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