Define: Quash

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Definition: Quash

Quick Summary of Quash

Abate, annul, make void, terminate, or throw out an action, appeal, indictment, subpoena, or summons.

What is the dictionary definition of Quash?

Dictionary Definition

  1. To defeat forcibly.
  2. To crush or dash to pieces.
  3. legal To void or suppress (a subpoena, decision, etc.).


Synonyms For Quash

annul, cancel, suppress, reverse, set aside

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Quash. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. April 02, 2020
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Quash. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: April 02, 2020).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Quash. Retrieved April 02, 2020, from website:

Definition Sources

Definitions for Quash are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 6th January 2020.