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There are 8 meanings of the word Quench.

Quench - as a verb

Satisfy (thirst)

Example: "The cold water quenched his thirst"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Put out, as of fires, flames, or lights

Example: "Too big to be extinguished at once, the forest fires at best could be contained"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
blow outextinguish21snuff out
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Suppress (sparking) when the current is cut off in an inductive circuit, or suppress (an oscillation or discharge) in a component or device

Suppress or crush completely

Example: "Squelch any sign of dissent"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Reduce the degree of (luminescence or phosphorescence) in (excited molecules or a material) by adding a suitable substance

Cool (hot metal) by plunging into cold water or other liquid

Example: "Quench steel"

Quench - as a noun

The abnormal termination of operation of a superconducting magnet, occurring when part of the superconducting coil enters the normal (resistive) state.

A rapid change of the parameters of a physical system.

Example Sentences

"He drank a glass of water to quench his thirst."
"The firefighters worked tirelessly to quench the flames."
"She used a cold towel to quench the sunburn on her skin."
"The athlete drank an energy drink to quench his tiredness."
"The novel's suspense quenched my curiosity."
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Word Game Points

Is QUENCH a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, quench is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

QUENCH has a SCRABBLE points total of 20.

Is QUENCH a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, quench is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
QUENCH has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 22.

Is QUENCH a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, quench is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
QUENCH has a WORDFEUD points total of 22.

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