Synonyms and Antonyms of slap down
to put a stop to (something) by the use of force public protests against the government were always promptly slapped down Synonyms of slap down clamp down (on), crack down (on), crush, put down, quash, repress, silence, quell, snuff (out), squash, squelch, subdue, suppressWords Related to slap down douse (also dowse), extinguish, put out, quench; smother, stifle, strangle, throttle; annihilate, decimate, demolish, desolate, destroy, devastate, nuke, rub out, ruin, smash, waste, wreck; exterminate, obliterate, wipe out; conquer, dominate, overcome, overpower, overwhelm, subdue, subjugate, vanquishNear Antonyms of slap down abet, aid, assist, back, help, prop up, support; foment, incite, instigate, provoke, stir, whip (up); advance, cultivate, encourage, forward, foster, further, nourish, nurture, promote
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