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We were ordered out to quell an uprising of the Indians, and were out for several days, had numerous skirmishes during which six of the soldiers were killed and several severely wounded.
Calamity Jane

Meaning of "quell" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD QUELL

Old English cwellan to kill; related to Old Saxon quellian, Old High German quellen, Old Norse kvelja to torment.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF QUELL

quell  [kwɛl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF QUELL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Quell is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb quell in English.

WHAT DOES QUELL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

quell

Quetiapine

Quetiapine is a short-acting atypical antipsychotic approved for the treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and along with an antidepressant to treat major depressive disorder. Annual sales are approximately $5.7 billion worldwide, with $2.9 billion in the United States. The U.S. patent, which was set to expire in 2011, received a pediatric exclusivity extension which pushed its expiration to March 26, 2012. The patent has already expired in Canada. Quetiapine was developed by AstraZeneca from 1992-1996 as an improvement from first generation antipsychotics. It was first approved by the FDA in 1997. There are now several generic versions of quetiapine, such as Quepin, Syquel and Ketipinor.

Definition of quell in the English dictionary

The definition of quell in the dictionary is to suppress or beat down ; subdue. Other definition of quell is to overcome or allay.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO QUELL

PRESENT

Present
I quell
you quell
he/she/it quells
we quell
you quell
they quell
Present continuous
I am quelling
you are quelling
he/she/it is quelling
we are quelling
you are quelling
they are quelling
Present perfect
I have quelled
you have quelled
he/she/it has quelled
we have quelled
you have quelled
they have quelled
Present perfect continuous
I have been quelling
you have been quelling
he/she/it has been quelling
we have been quelling
you have been quelling
they have been quelling
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I quelled
you quelled
he/she/it quelled
we quelled
you quelled
they quelled
Past continuous
I was quelling
you were quelling
he/she/it was quelling
we were quelling
you were quelling
they were quelling
Past perfect
I had quelled
you had quelled
he/she/it had quelled
we had quelled
you had quelled
they had quelled
Past perfect continuous
I had been quelling
you had been quelling
he/she/it had been quelling
we had been quelling
you had been quelling
they had been quelling
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will quell
you will quell
he/she/it will quell
we will quell
you will quell
they will quell
Future continuous
I will be quelling
you will be quelling
he/she/it will be quelling
we will be quelling
you will be quelling
they will be quelling
Future perfect
I will have quelled
you will have quelled
he/she/it will have quelled
we will have quelled
you will have quelled
they will have quelled
Future perfect continuous
I will have been quelling
you will have been quelling
he/she/it will have been quelling
we will have been quelling
you will have been quelling
they will have been quelling
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would quell
you would quell
he/she/it would quell
we would quell
you would quell
they would quell
Conditional continuous
I would be quelling
you would be quelling
he/she/it would be quelling
we would be quelling
you would be quelling
they would be quelling
Conditional perfect
I would have quell
you would have quell
he/she/it would have quell
we would have quell
you would have quell
they would have quell
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been quelling
you would have been quelling
he/she/it would have been quelling
we would have been quelling
you would have been quelling
they would have been quelling
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you quell
we let´s quell
you quell
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to quell
Past participle
quelled
Present Participle
quelling
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH QUELL


Bakewell
ˈbeɪkwɛl
bridewell
ˈbraɪdˌwɛl
Caldwell
ˈkɔːldwɛl
Chartwell
ˈtʃɑːtˌwɛl
Cornwell
ˈkɔːnˌwɛl
dwell
dwɛl
fare-you-well
ˈfɛəjʊˌwɛl
farewell
ˌfɛəˈwɛl
Harwell
ˈhɑːˌwɛl
inkwell
ˈɪŋkˌwɛl
outwell
ˌaʊtˈwɛl
Rockwell
ˈrɒkˌwɛl
Sandwell
ˈsændwɛl
Southwell
ˈsaʊθwɛl
speedwell
ˈspiːdˌwɛl
stairwell
ˈstɛəˌwɛl
Stilwell
ˈstɪlwɛl
swell
swɛl
unwell
ʌnˈwɛl
well
wɛl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE QUELL

queer-looking
queer-sounding
queercore
queerdom
queerish
queerity
queerly
queerness
queest
quelea
quellable
queller
Quelpart
quelquechose
queme
Quemoy
quena
quench
quenchable
quencher

WORDS THAT END LIKE QUELL

all very well
as well
bell
Campbell
cell
dell
fell
hell
just as well
mell
Mitchell
ring a bell
Russell
schnell
sell
shell
smell
spell
tell
the hell

Synonyms and antonyms of quell in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «QUELL»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «quell» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of quell

Translation of «quell» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF QUELL

Find out the translation of quell to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of quell from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «quell» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

镇压
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sofocar
570 millions of speakers

English

quell
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

वश में करना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

قمع
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

подавить
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sufocar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দমন করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

réprimer
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Memadamkan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

niederschlagen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

鎮める
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

진압하다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ngilangi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

làm nguôi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அடக்க
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

शमवणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

bastırmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

domare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

stłumić
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

придушити
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

înăbuși
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

καταστείλει
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

onderdruk
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kväsa
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kvele
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of quell

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «QUELL»

The term «quell» is very widely used and occupies the 21.955 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «QUELL» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «quell» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «quell» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about quell

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5 QUOTES WITH «QUELL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word quell.
1
William Lacy Clay, Jr.
It's an issue that we need to have a national discussion about, the militarization of local police forces, and then when they are used to quell peaceful demonstration. Then we have a problem, and especially around this entire case of the murder of Michael Brown at the hands of a Ferguson police officer.
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Calamity Jane
We were ordered out to quell an uprising of the Indians, and were out for several days, had numerous skirmishes during which six of the soldiers were killed and several severely wounded.
3
Thomas Francis Meagher
I now bid farewell to the country of my birth - of my passions - of my death; a country whose misfortunes have invoked my sympathies - whose factions I sought to quell - whose intelligence I prompted to a lofty aim - whose freedom has been my fatal dream.
4
Nagarjuna
Although you may spend your life killing, You will not exhaust all your foes. But if you quell your own anger, your real enemy will be slain.
5
Nathan Wolfe
When there is an influenza threat, drop everything and focus on risks from influenza pandemics. When SARS spreads, focus on unknown respiratory diseases. This approach helps to quell public concern, but it's a hugely inefficient way to deal with future risks.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «QUELL»

Discover the use of quell in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to quell and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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To Quell the Terror: The Mystery of the Vocation of the ...
Based on years of research, this book recounts in lively detail virtually all that is known of the life and background of each of the martyrs, as well as the troubled times in which they lived.
William Bush, 1999
2
The Princess and the Prophet: Guardians of the Light
This white-hot story weaves together sci-fi and fantasy, psionic wizardry and deep space battles, with a cast of unforgettable characters.
Thomas Quell, 2003
3
To Quell the Terror: The Mystery of the Vocation of the ...
WILLIAM BUSH To QUELL THE TERROR The Mystery of the Vocation of tbe Sixteen Carmelites of Compiegne Guillotined July 17, 1774 ICS Publications Institute of Carmelite Studies Washington, D.C. © Washington Province of Discalced ...
William Bush, 2013
4
One Western Town
One Western Town is the story of a young US Marshal in the post-Civil War West.
David Quell, 2012
5
The Fish and Rice Chronicles: My Extraordinary Adventures In ...
Sometimes I would feed Quell four or five fish one after the other until, unable to get the last fish down, it would hang out from his beak. Stuffed, Quell would turn his head back between his wings, tail of fish sticking up from his beak, and fall ...
Pg Bryan, 2011
6
Aku! the History of Tuna Fishing In Hawaii and the Western ...
In Palau, one of my Peace Corp volunteers, Pat Bryan, raised a baby booby ( named Quell) all by himself. Pat worked at the Palau Fisherman's Coop. He reared the voracious bird on a platform on the dock overlooking the water and kept it well ...
Peter Wilson, 2011
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Fin-de-siècle Splendor: Repressed Modernities of Late Qing ...
Rewriting "The Water Margin" In the narrative tradition formed by The Water Margin and its numerous sequels, the appearance of Yu Wanchun's Quell the Bandits (also known as Jie Shuihu zhuan [Conclusion to The Water Margin]) in 1853 ...
Dewei Wang, 1997
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The Customer Is about to Revolt!: 5 Key Actions to Quell an ...
A lean and mean, fact filled expose' about the coming customer revolt against shoddy service and complacent attitudes in the market place. Hard-hitting.high impact.spiced with humor and anecdotes.packs the wallop of an angry mule.
Jerry A. Mainey, 2002
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The Tragedy of Macbeth
The indefinite article may be used here because it is only a kind of death, a sleep, which is meant. Compare Wint. Tale, IV, ii, 3. 72. quell] Johnson. Murder; manquellers being, in the old language, the term for which murderers is now used.
William Shakespeare, 2001
10
The Soul of Creative Writing
Well, the dictionary tells us that kill has strong associations with the word quell. You can hear that. The RH UD tells us that quell came into written English before 900 ad, even before kill. The word is defined as “to suppress, to put an end to, ...
Richard Goodman, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «QUELL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term quell is used in the context of the following news items.
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NeuroMetrix Showcases Quell™ Wearable Pain Relief Technology …
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NeuroMetrix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NURO) today announced that Quell Wearable Pain Relief Technology will be featured at the APMA ... «Business Wire, Jul 15»
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BNP Sees China Doing 'Whatever It Takes' to Quell Investor Fears
BNP Paribas SA is telling investors to buy shares in Chinese brokerages, arguing that the government will do “whatever it takes” to restore confidence in a ... «Bloomberg, Jul 15»
3
NeuroMetrix (NURO) Stock Gains on Launch of Quell, its Wearable …
Quell is a patented, drug-free wearable device that uses non-invasive nerve stimulation technology to relieve chronic pain. "There are an estimated 100 million ... «TheStreet.com, Jun 15»
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NeuroMetrix Reports Availability of Quell™ Wearable Pain Relief …
Quell is an over-the-counter wearable pain relief device that utilizes ... their pain therapy through the Quell Relief app which is available in the Apple app store. «MarketWatch, May 15»
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NeuroMetrix Announces First Shipments of Quell™ Wearable Pain …
WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NeuroMetrix, Inc. (Nasdaq: NURO) reported that it has started shipping Quell wearable pain relief devices out of its ... «Business Wire, May 15»
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NeuroMetrix To Start Shipping Quell™ Wearable Pain Relief Device …
WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NeuroMetrix, Inc. (Nasdaq: NURO) reported that it anticipates commercial shipments of the Quell wearable pain relief ... «Business Wire, May 15»
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NeuroMetrix Continues Progress to Launch of Quell Wearable Pain …
WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NeuroMetrix, Inc. (Nasdaq: NURO) reported today the Quell™ app is now available in the Apple app store. Quell is an ... «Business Wire, Apr 15»
8
Hamilton police needed to quell Hess bar fight
Police were called to Hess Village early Saturday following a disturbance which involved as many as 50 people. Mounted police on patrol in the area of King ... «Hamilton Spectator, Mar 15»
9
NeuroMetrix Launches Indiegogo Campaign for Quell™ Wearable …
With the campaign that begins March 2, consumers and healthcare professionals will have the ability to purchase Quell Wearable Pain Relief Technology before ... «Yahoo Finance UK, Mar 15»
10
Quell wearable pain relief device stimulates nerves and blocks pain
NeuroMetrix, Inc.'s novel “Quell” wearable pain relief device was chosen for participating in an exclusive group dat the 2015 International Consumer Electronics ... «TechnologyTell, Jan 15»

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