Definition of quench verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    quench

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//kwɛntʃ//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they quench
     
    he / she / it quenches
     
    past simple quenched
     
    -ing form quenching
     
     
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  1. 1 quench your thirst to drink so that you no longer feel thirsty synonym slake
  2. 2quench something (formal) to stop a fire from burning synonym extinguish Firefighters tried to quench the flames raging through the building.
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