Đồng nghĩa của shut down

Alternative for shut down

Đồng nghĩa: close, close down, close up, fold,

Verb

To close, terminate, or end
cease activity cease operating cease production crash become insolvent cease trading close collapse fail fold abandon be closed be liquidated be shut cease close down flatline flop go bankrupt go bump go bust go on strike go under liquidate shut stop be closed down be shut down be wound up close up come to a halt go broke go into liquidation go into receivership wind up go belly up go to the wall shut up shop go out of business fold up come to a stop stop dead come to rest stop in your tracks founder be ruined cave in come a cropper terminate bankrupt bust drop the curtain stop trading come to a standstill go into Chapter 11 close out shut up call it a day pack it in put the lid on peter out end fizzle decline default finish miscarry retire drop run down plummet bomb go topple languish slump buckle bring to an end crumple perish tumble fall through fall down not succeed lose one's shirt be cleaned out drop a bundle be unsuccessful be in the hands of the receivers grind to a halt belly up close one's doors give up be in arrears go into chapter 11 go wrong go belly-up shrivel up lose big be taken to the cleaners dissolve disband put into liquidation annul break up sell out tank flunk crater miss flame out strike out wash out pack in turn in yield give break pauper impoverish pauperize misfire backfire fall flat bellyflop lose money do badly not work flummox be a disappointment nose-dive be a disaster run aground miss the mark meet with disaster come to grief come unstuck bite the dust come apart fall short come to nothing go down like a lead balloon

Verb

To draw to a close
log off close down exit leave quit finish end halt stop cease terminate discontinue conclude wind up close break off bring to an end let up complete expire elapse pass finish off close out wrap up lapse dead-end desist cut short leave off break up wink out die culminate come to a close determine bring to a close settle wind down pull the plug on round out knock off round off get done pack in end up put an end to put a stop to come to an end go finalize consummate suspend adjourn nip in the bud bring to a stop bring to a halt come to a standstill belay interrupt call a halt to stay wrap give up call it a day finalise desist from sew up pack it in top off give over die down discharge accomplish tie up loose ends be through with come to the end finish up do liquidate clean up dissolve drop axe resolve clinch shutter come to a conclusion scratch fold hang up bring to a conclusion carry out carry through round up scrub bring to fruition set the seal on cancel call off scrap break annul abort abolish can relinquish sunder crown pull the plug ax get shut of cut out wind something up give something the chop knock something on the head lay off ultimate get shot of put the lid on cut off switch off put paid to shut off nip something in the bud pack up dispose of take time out take ten have a break take a break take a breather ease off ease up rest have a breather take time off come to a stop draw to a close be over pause come to a halt arrest stop dead draw to a halt come to rest fade away peter out bring to a standstill die out die away stop in one's tracks stand fizzle out run out hold cool it run its course reach a standstill collapse curb immobilize turn back stem hold up deactivate immobilise put the kibosh on fail refrain intermit surcease cut it out quit cold turkey back off call it quits refrain from

Verb

Stop work
knock off break clock off close shop finish work finish working halt pause rest stop stop work break off finish leave work take a break take five finish the working day have a breather call it a day adjourn take a breather suspend recess discontinue break up suspend proceedings prorogue end stay terminate pigeonhole dissolve prorogate take time out take a recess let up rise take ten be suspended be put on hold shake put on hold sideline drop it drop call time cease have a break come to a standstill desist ease off ease up wind up finish off take time off postpone interrupt delay defer shelve put off hold over put back mothball table continue respite remit put over hold in abeyance lay on the table bring to an end curb hold up hold back restrain come to an end hold off put on ice call a halt put in cold storage take a rain check on put on the back burner take a rain check call a halt to relax come up for air take a rest put your feet up cut short arrest intermit reschedule put aside disband check lay aside put a stop to hold something in abeyance cut cancel sever leave off cut off withhold bring to a halt bring to a close bring to a standstill put in abeyance bar file retard waive quit hold pink-slip omit procrastinate inactivate protract can keep in abeyance take a breather from put on a back burner hang up rule out stave off lay over push back lay off count out hang fire do less put an end to put on back burner put on the shelf slacken release abate take a breath relent slow down relax one's efforts

Verb

Outlaw, prohibit an action
forbid ban prohibit proscribe outlaw disallow interdict exclude preclude veto debar hinder inhibit rule out bar enjoin criminalise criminalize make illegal block restrain stop cancel censor check deny deprive embargo forestall forfend freeze halt impede nix obstruct obviate oppose prevent restrict spike stymie taboo withhold declare taboo declare illegal hold up lock up say no shut out put an end to put a stop to give the red light to give the thumbs down to put the chill on put the kibosh on reject refuse boycott thwart blackball dismiss quash estop eliminate except suppress suspend disapprove banish negate throw out ward off kill disqualify place an embargo on negative repudiate rebuff hamper counteract turn down deter pass on hold back arrest freeze out close out say no to count out revoke limit overrule decline black ostracize interrupt invalidate defeat squash curb counter declare ineligible nullify put down ostracise foil bate avert retard frustrate baulk hang up shoot down balk recant ward nip in the bud illegalize censure zing disentitle overturn circumvent disown pass by hamstring disclaim disavow reprobate blacklist discount pass up cool cork interfere with slow set aside pass discountenance keep out rule against fetter declare null and void disacknowledge baffle tie up encumber slow down handicap cramp begrudge expel repress cripple stifle keep lid on keep back hobble contravene crimp spurn knock back leave out put a brake on lock out stave off stand in the way of leave out in the cold condemn plug give the red light destroy sentence doom forbid to repulse place injunction on place an injunction on misdemeanorize felonize vote down avoid discard disfellowship redlight refuse admission to refuse entrance to give the cold shoulder to curse give the brush-off to abolish penalise penalize down close down ice out close up officially forbid quit discontinue cease deselect unfit gridlock burn cut dissent put paid to not consider close one's doors to forget about defend against chill intercept keep at bay turn aside stave head off fend off keep off dam hold off anticipate make it impossible for make it impracticable for make impossible make impracticable make something punishable not grant throw over give something a miss balk at give thumbs down to thumbs down throw away refuse permission to override exile bottle up box in jam up countermand reverse declare something a punishable offence incapacitate disable give thumbs down not go for put chill on abjure disfranchise eighty-six paralyze impair paralyse weaken disenable omit throw put a lock on put a stopper in bring to screeching halt put half nelson on throw cold water on spoil disappoint contradict shut off gainsay pour cold water on disbar remove ignore oust bounce shut out of dash discourage eject evict scotch crush derail constrain refute confront snooker deny access to sideline disregard disclude occlude shackle bridle dissuade from discomfit neutralize beat checkmate not count refuse to admit miss out cut out crool foul up scupper banjax rebut disprove not make the cut cut off stonewall disrupt cramp one's style stump dash one's hope neutralise put the lid on annul outwit render null and void overcome lick screw up ruin upset the applecart conquer do for give the run around put out send to Coventry refuse admittance put an embargo on prevent from entering backpedal explode disaffirm debunk contest discredit retract challenge clog manacle hog-tie handcuff trammel dissuade short-circuit smother embarrass pass over drive out get rid of force out shut the door on rein in declare untrue controvert disconfirm dissent from faze bit reduce stall sandbag disagree with confute take back put on brakes put an stop to hold in stem the flow of keep in throw a spanner in the works of hold down disbelieve shoot full of holes not buy withsay take exception to call on enjoin from shoot down in flames forgo doubt disagree turn thumbs down stand in the way sacrifice control delay contain confine cumber hold keep regulate subdue curtail stay detain silence keep in check muffle set back gag tie choke back diminish moderate get in the way of bork throw a monkey wrench in the works of bind choke swallow strangle interfere govern squelch get in the way keep under control straiten stem decrease muzzle fight back slow up constrict tame brake dampen keep the lid on put off stamp out extinguish lessen bite back circumscribe still conceal hem in delimit chain measure rule temper cut back pull in quell tie down sink deaden submerge catch damp down bog down pocket overpower keep within bounds decelerate crack down on choke off cork up clamp down on button up end dull hide rein cap throttle fix shush abstain entangle refrain forbear resist talk out of put a damper on keep a lid on shut in close off steer clear of stop oneself keep a tight rein on inconvenience quench damp warn sabotage pause crab intermit peg jam desist divert draw up disadvantage terminate shelve postpone disadvise burden pull up weigh down eschew fetch up cut short leash evade be a hindrance to quiet retardate bottle make late turn off block out rein back hold in check take down snuff out cramp someone's style put the brakes on slap down give a hard time break off give up keep down sit on deflate mute depress frighten incommode retain quelch discommode stultify staunch bottleneck wreck remit sidetrack master obscure deprecate shorten stunt slacken entrammel defer scare scare off demarcate bring up circumnavigate keep waiting bound bring to a standstill forswear escape barricade upset quieten impose limits on set limits on set sidestep skirt drop imprison mire abate close stuff deflect shrink hold off on lay off keep hold of loiter put back put on hold block up clog up blockade put the stopper on shun put a lid on cut down saddle with jail gaol put a limit on specify forsake put on back burner bring to an end put on ice congest stop up bung up demark contract cool down cool off define delimitate qualify keep secret drag one's feet clip someone's wings tether plug up put at a disadvantage back off pin down put away keep under wraps fight shy of resist the temptation to dummy up keep inside give a wide berth to swear off place at a disadvantage keep within limits throw a spanner in the works leave off jack in tie someone down tie-up straitjacket get out of inc mar overload bypass cause to wait cause to stay fight charge oppress bother debilitate protract clot waive blunt scrub brace can bilk offset buck prorogue rattle bottle something up net enmesh ensnare capture cover up prevent from making progress constipate disconcert prolong save let pre-empt help calm lower harsh make difficult incarcerate intern juke ditch take wind out of crash unsettle puzzle snag garrote garrotte put a crimp in tie one's hands forefend discipline get bogged down hold over gain control over gain mastery over entrap gum up knock off confound mystify keep control of not allow to go beyond keep within the limits of pick off affect disturb bite one's lip keep a rein on keep on a string nonplus put out of commission give disadvantage take out influence tamper lock in coop up fence in necessitate close in immure concuss shotgun louse up benumb blanket numb cauterize confuse mess up lag put the brakes on take out of play trouble conflict slacken pace flummox screen hush act like a wet blanket tongue-tie ice drag feet hold captive complicate seal caulk renounce stand fence tone down throw a spoke in the wheel of procrastinate reef embog mothball immobilize immobilise pigeonhole dead-end corner refuse to pay put on the shelf ration harness put straitjacket on fill up fill dry up shut up vanquish overthrow prescribe reserve throw monkey wrench in cauterise cloud allay come down on modify narrow cut down on enclose encircle send up inclose put a ceiling on surround prelimit keep tight rein on cow girdle impound direct hogtie guide choke up pack stanch play for time put a spoke in someone's wheel hang fire hesitate dawdle loaf falter bog flag poke back-water hit the brakes lose speed lose steam let down flaps wind down anchor it devitalize sap triumph over monkey with bung block off stand still pull back box up crack down overwhelm dominate bury annihilate clamp trample place a limit on finish dispense with kick do without come to a standstill stand off peter out not move keep in line bring under control have on a tight leash let up draw the line on mark off stopper throw a monkey wrench into drive underground trample on leave alone wrong dumb settle put lid on put kibosh on beat down bring to naught keep yourself hold out on keep under one's hat stop yourself hold out refuse to give clam up deduct hold on to keep to oneself fail to disclose clam take the pledge go on the wagon avoid doing sit out be temperate not touch have nothing to do with not do take the cure disfavour shake disfavor indispose treat harshly enfetter enchain gyve pinion do a disservice to tell against treat unfairly give a disadvantage to be unfair to put in an unfavourable position treat unfavourably inflict a handicap on bring to a stop intimidate daunt chain up clap secure cuff say nothing dock bring to a halt demoralize dishearten caution disincline forego put in irons clap in irons unnerve expostulate dehort counsel exhort remonstrate prick put in chains tie someone's hands belay truncate retrench demoralise make anxious make nervous caution against advise against warn off urge against persuade against withhold from keep from abstain from decline to restrain oneself refrain from restrain yourself go easy give over make worried throw off argue out of urge not to expostulate against advise not to chicken out persuade not to lean on pare down elide abbreviate lop trim syncopate chop abridge cry out against throw a wet blanket on minify tighten up crop clip slim down downsize slash boil down get to meat put in nutshell roll back put a restriction on steer clear internalize internalise black out

Verb

To beat in a contest
best beat defeat conquer knock off overcome triumph over trounce prevail over put away rout take down beat up cream crush drub floor overthrow overwhelm subdue take care of thrash total trash vanquish whip wipe the floor with blast deck demolish knock out KO lick smash wallop waste wipe out bulldoze clobber lambaste master shoot down tan wax checkmate humble put in their place quell whomp annihilate blow away blow out dispatch edge out flatten outfight overbear overmatch overpower slaughter subjugate unseat upend upset win against blow out of the water put in the shade run rings around tank undo pip at the post worst quash surmount skunk stop get hammer take trim reduce put down get the better of bring someone to their knees walk all over make mincemeat of get around do down suppress dominate subject overrun break tame pacify subordinate extinguish trample drop chasten bear down beat down gain ascendancy over get the upper hand over gain the upper hand over get the upper hand stuff triumph pulverize paste repress pound destroy cane massacre foil murder thwart slam circumvent own frustrate outwit shellac zap confound discomfit override throw overmaster pulverise rise above be victorious over succeed over bring to their knees bring to knees turn inside out trample underfoot give someone a drubbing take to the cleaners wipe off map give someone a hiding crucify marmalize outdo beat hollow kill smother surpass outclass bury defeat utterly walk over better smoke whup whop whap dust tromp bomb top skin control outstrip gain a victory over outplay snow under prevail win a resounding victory over excel gain mastery over overturn curb win transcend torpedo flog down finish pommel knock for a loop work over be victorious get over win over put paid to outperform outshine bridle exceed spank hurdle subvert do better than go one better than ruin devastate slay strike sink swamp outmaneuver outmanoeuvre butcher render incapable outrun render helpless render powerless run rings round give a hiding come out on top take it all deal with put an end to get a grip on humiliate hegemonize bust check stagger overshadow knock over hide belt steamroll whack immobilize restrain bludgeon maul batter thump thresh whitewash immobilise negotiate edge buffet leather eradicate resist route shipwreck outhit decimate entrap obliterate outjump flax outflank ambush pummel baste roll slog bash whale grind down do curry plow under punish pummelled chastise make a fool of defeat heavily take out nose out do in get one up on get through finish off mow down win a victory over run roughshod over cope with rule cut to pieces bring to ruin take to cleaners roll back win through win out command take a stick to mess up shut out make it past make it over gain control of carry the day rough up be the victor take off pwn take the crown pick apart bung up outsmart solve defeat easily weather survive shock stun render oppress outlive turn something inside out give a drubbing to larrup eclipse demoralise astonish demoralize render speechless govern manage regulate knock socks off come out on top of cap direct clear knock for six overtop trump gain the advantage over bring under control get under control get control of outmatch outgun pass cross tower over overtake hose outdistance outrival drive off put to flight beat back knock spots off improve on endure put to rout clean up on throw back in confusion be better than blow out of water steamroller settle shoot ahead of pass over vault over climb crest leap curtail squelch arrest squash stifle make it round be unstoppable by make one's way round make one's way past make one's way over execute give someone a pasting run circles around mop up take apart sweep exterminate assassinate blank stretch shellack dumbfound overawe stamp out crack down on put the kibosh on liquidate gain an advantage over score points off have the edge over vaporize be successful get last laugh take the cake gain a victory take the prize prevail against come first gain mastery of take the honours win hands down vaporise gain control over bowl over shut off roll over lay one out do away with administer the coup de grâce drive to the wall bring down dispose of rub out get rid of bump off carry off give the coup de grâce take someone's life move in for the kill have the last laugh on get one over on be one up on succeed slap about reign overrule prove make out prove superior carry achieve mastery make it luck out gain the victory be usual gain ascendancy gain the palm get there come out ahead carry all before one hit pay dirt gain mastery finish first go places be happening go great guns domineer gain exist generally move out

Verb

To prevent from progress
retard arrest check decelerate delay handicap brake clog detain hinder impede obstruct encumber postpone slow down stall defer hamper curb hamstring hold back hold up inhibit set back slow up interrupt keep back put back restrain restrict slacken slow cumber stay trammel baffle baulk balk bog choke crimp dawdle decrease down falter fetter flag hesitate interfere with lessen loaf loiter mire poke reduce retardate put a brake on back off bog down choke off close off hang up let up shut off take down bring to screeching halt throw a spanner in the works of throw a monkey wrench in the works of stop block thwart halt stymie frustrate derail shackle freeze stand in the way of limit still catch pause shelve foil prevent cramp cripple bar hobble hold deter stonewall bork handcuff put off draw up bring up pull up fetch up hog-tie get in the way of forestall bridle suspend sabotage stand fence stand still come to a standstill stand off not move peter out disrupt withhold protract repress scupper remit prorogue manacle intermit prolong confine faze oppose discomfit dam rattle interfere bind chain entangle embarrass disconcert stave off foul up screw up tie up hold off on cut off short-circuit end cramp one's style saddle with give a hard time get in the way make late hold over suppress fix brace scrub sidetrack bring to a standstill drop can stem knock off nip in the bud bring to an end constrain curtail control prohibit contain stifle moderate regulate rein in counteract keep avert hold in put an end to hold down burden tie smother govern straiten tame debar interdict ward off weigh down shut out keep lid on circumvent counter diminish discontinue stunt staunch muzzle rein constrict disadvantage measure rule reschedule forbid avoid keep under control keep in check put on hold lose speed put the brakes on choke back hem in bottle up cork pull in defend against head off stem the flow of hold off put a stop to keep waiting embog discourage crab neutralize occlude muffle defeat bottleneck ruin inconvenience preclude sandbag subdue stanch evade congest overload neutralise procrastinate terminate circumscribe nullify circumnavigate oppress contravene resist cut back jam cut short clot stuff fight back leash gag bit sidestep skirt imprison close stop up hit the brakes ward steer clear of box in spoil keep a lid on bite back gaol jail rule out keep in be a hindrance to ease up lock up put at a disadvantage keep within bounds cool off place at a disadvantage clog up plug up keep the lid on cool kill gum up bung up straitjacket sink cause to wait cause to stay dissuade from impair debilitate withstand enmesh net ensnare capture dissuade quash snag prevent from making progress incommode barricade block up drag one's feet tie one's hands get bogged down sideline entrap temper taboo outlaw enjoin charge discommode bother tether get out of blockade strangle slam on the brakes give disadvantage take out put out of commission put paid to escape bypass beat peg discipline lag abate make difficult set limits on impose limits on entrammel put on brakes put an stop to overturn scotch quiet qualify reef chill obviate intercept forfend keep at bay turn aside stave fend off keep off anticipate deflect put a limit on louse up dampen incarcerate intern harness wreck put the stopper on stump ditch take wind out of upset outwit crash do for juke put the kibosh on unsettle throw a spanner in the works throw a spoke in the wheel of cool down back-water lose steam cut down wind down anchor it hold in check keep a tight rein on keep tight rein on button up squelch swallow keep down box up keep in line tie down impound bring under control have on a tight leash sit on put away pin down pull back rein back guide direct crack down hogtie delimit ban lock in coop up fence in close in immure deny concuss shut in deprive shotgun disallow necessitate let down flaps repulse rebuff checkmate wrong adjourn put half nelson on slacken pace treat unfairly do a disservice to give a disadvantage to treat harshly be unfair to put in an unfavourable position treat unfavourably tell against inflict a handicap on cease go slower slack put a spoke in someone's wheel play for time lose pace reduce speed lessen one's speed slam on the anchors slack up slacken off throttle saddle load screen obscure pigeonhole complicate break off table disband dissolve prorogate recess become slower mothball put aside monkey with make slower push back lay on the table put on back burner count out take a rain check on put in abeyance file lay off lay aside break up inactivate put on the back burner hang fire quit pink-slip put in cold storage call a halt to keep in abeyance put on ice waive lay over omit get slower put on the shelf hold in abeyance reduce in speed lumber laden lade overtax weight freight stress strain tax overwhelm overburden plug bung obturate die squeeze dam up gibbet drown fill gunge up wring stopper fill up silt up noose

Verb

To cause to be ineffective or immobilized
paralyze cripple disable hamstring immobilise immobilize incapacitate prostrate anaesthetize anesthetize appal appall arrest astound bemuse benumb close daunt daze deaden debilitate demolish destroy disarm enfeeble freeze halt lame nonplus numb palsy petrify stun stupefy transfix weaken knock out make inert make nerveless stop dead bring to grinding halt paralyse impair blunt sap handicap exhaust torpefy undermine put out of action maim enervate mangle dull devitalize dampen tire reduce stifle injure mutilate hock damage depress unnerve unfit attenuate unstrengthen ruin wreck shatter desensitize suppress fatigue diminish obtund weary damp drain drug deactivate cauterize retard repress frazzle desensitise indispose render insensitive poop knacker etiolate waste soften inactivate cauterise hurt harm muzzle spoil batter pinion kibosh sabotage mar hogtie unbrace total wear out make powerless disqualify invalidate subdue do in wash out lay low throw monkey wrench in fag out shoot down take out render incapable hobble make unfit spike restrict render powerless disfigure tranquilize lay someone up sedate deface dislimb sideline dismember make weak make feeble take it out of one deplete vitiate sap your strength wear to a frazzle jade stultify narcotize tranquillize dullen make lame chill alleviate lessen defuse deprive of sensation moderate mitigate check cushion abate palliate assuage decrease soothe ease relieve smother get rid of slow quiet put out of order dim frustrate take the edge off gas etherize chloroform deprive put an end to consume KO drown lay out dope put to sleep disband make safe subjugate occupy make harmless deescalate neutralize remove the fuse from skin unarm neutralise render defenseless strip jam stop disenable clamp wheel-clamp tie make inoperative action render inactive prevent from moving render inoperative prevent from working bring to a halt bring to a standstill fell floor drop overtire level tax down overtax whack overthrow mow defeat knock down tire out knock over bowl down bowl over make weary make helpless make impotent tucker out bring someone to their knees mow down bring low take it out of wound break crush lacerate wear down cut blemish hinder smash bruise tucker burn out conk out poop out peter out mess up rough up hack subvert blast compromise scratch maul blight bloody crab flaw endamage bush cross up wear foul up put out of commission deform hog-tie impoverish gash distort mangulate pound deteriorate graze ravage lower scupper scar torpedo hit emasculate adulterate tarnish dilute impede cut up scrape threaten overextend overdo run ragged overexert draw overfatigue overwork bankrupt prejudice hack up pummel lash temper calm queer debase tear apart lay up devaluate extenuate belt thin ding flag eviscerate sink flog punch shake up plug work over pummelled droop render infirm pommel whip outwear bust harass kill contuse bedraggle languish sag fizzle succumb punish wipe out water down do up put the kibosh on unhinge erode hospitalize butcher encumber hamper suck dry use up bring to a grinding halt unplug idle seize disempower make sleepy shake destabilize worsen invalid hospitalise exenterate disembowel shag out take wear on drain of energy confine to a wheelchair confine to bed clip wings jeopardize have a bad effect on eat away wear away rob from disrupt pull the rug out from under expurgate censor bowdlerize root afflict taint trash annihilate dismantle corrupt corrode turn off render inoperable wear oneself to a frazzle make tired nearly kill wear oneself to a shadow run into the ground amputate bowdlerise devalue cheapen tweak put on the sick list shock inconvenience scorch wither interfere with jeopardise screw up detract from smash up destabilise louse up muck up mayhem massacre gimp castrate truncate seize up cut to pieces hash up lose strength make useless become unable to move become immobilized grind to a halt become stuck cool be detrimental to cause detriment to do harm to wreak havoc on tear limb from limb allay muffle throw a monkey wrench into mollify sate appease slake contract tone down pierce slash hebetate put a damper on crool scathe wing puncture rip tear stab pique aggrieve foul burn grieve torture contort pain wax torment distress sting irritate zap pulverize constrict shrink deflate rarefy lighten dissipate offset carve cut to ribbons ouch stick slice nick clip overturn devastate put out cause pain to bang up cause injury to pulverise draw blood do mischief to dash open up slap spank slug pinch flail bore burst explode nix pop scotch banjax blow dish upset wreak havoc with rattle blow up do for beat thrash put paid to blow a hole in bring to naught bring to nought buffet bash strike wallop assault belabour deck clobber lick thump abuse pelt knock bang attack smack smite drub clout bat baste whop cudgel do club lace lambast lather whup curry beat up tonk hide tromp bludgeon bop hammer slog switch thwack whap slate lambaste birch belabor biff whale tan paddle thresh sock fib rain blows on knock about beat the living daylights out of lace into punch out lay one on knock around maltreat lay into do over brutalize dash against aim blows at knock into the middle of next week brutalise bung up give someone a good hiding

Verb

Reject as invalid, especially by legal procedure
quash cancel annul rescind reverse overturn repeal invalidate nullify overrule revoke void negate overthrow abrogate vacate countermand disallow override retract veto withdraw abate abolish avoid disannul dissolve null repudiate recall rule against set aside take back discharge kill render invalid roll back strike down undo vitiate watergate black out bottle up cork up hush up make void put damper on declare null and void put the lid on obliterate do away with wipe out terminate annihilate put an end to remove nix eradicate end erase obviate recant eliminate stop stamp out destroy axe expunge extinguish scrap render null and void ax blot out exterminate rub out liquidate squash efface extirpate scrub snuff out drop get rid of dismantle reject abort dismiss renege root out lift zap discontinue ditch call off discard put a stop to delete dump take out sweep away suppress disclaim throw out decimate demolish finish off bring to an end clean up renounce neutralize deny put down refuse cut backpedal abjure defeat call back waste neutralise raze give something the chop knock something on the head wipe off the map abandon wipe off the face of the earth dispense with wipe from the face of the earth disaffirm prohibit upset forbid block finish trash backtrack on X-out disown wreck ruin torpedo excise shatter total wrack blackball cast aside cancel out blue pencil declare invalid crush back out of wash out do in make null and void turn down shoot down put paid to give the thumbs down to undermine alter suspend ban chop subvert counteract outvote deracinate call supersede cut out down counterbalance offset disestablish devastate squelch smash renege on counterorder forswear slaughter bar embargo massacre proscribe desolate ignore pulverize renig go back on nuke cry off vaporize cream purge get shot of close down outlaw scratch turf countercheck redress preclude weasel out rule out knock out exclude censor put the kibosh on vaporise pulverise tear down pull down phase out pass on take away cross out render void weed out quell dispatch discount declare butcher retreat vote down break off obscure give up bin pack in weaken back-pedal on banish disobey disregard dishonour waive get shut of call a halt to unfit impair circumduct disqualify go against off disrupt abnegate dishonor bleep backwater forget debar change exsect uproot overset KO blow refuse to fulfil dominate flout defy predominate prevail get off the hook prostrate do a U-turn on blow sky-high render meaningless omit check ride roughshod over trample underfoot rebuff edit black wangle out pull the plug on remit opt out stand down throw over back out worm out knock on the head elide dele disavow trample upon pull the plug crawl out of break put out cast out drive out knock down bring down countervail rebut disband retire refute redline throw say no to zing taboo disacknowledge restrict compensate limit nig confine adjourn cease make ineffective counterpoise belay ink out blank out strike out x out put a line through block out blue-pencil stroke out edit out X out white out contravene frustrate ding impugn traverse stonewall cross oppose belie disprove conclude prorogue keep back shut out forget it break up wind up disunite break with turn thumbs down fly in the face of take off pull back draw back split up close disorganize loose postpone unmake collapse destruct sever shoot wind down call all bets off render inert wipe slate clean go back on one's word cover bring to naught conceal stifle fade out resolve into shade obfuscate darken batten smother eclipse junk shed jettison cover up make dark cut off pass out hold back keel over negative interdict inhibit boycott put kibosh on overwhelm beat benothing pass decline disapprove discountenance censure burn dissent place an embargo on thumbs down pass by throw away refuse permission to give thumbs down not go for give the red light to balance compensate for make up for balance out redeem outweigh counterweigh equalize correct equilibrize even out equalise work against contradict halt counter square counterweight even up unsay rectify withcall atone for divorce devalue inter bring to a close lay in the grave bury put to rest hold a funeral inhume entomb put six feet under repel call in atone equal out amend equiponderate arrest antagonize antagonise redress the balance remedy tip the scales set off foreswear scratch out score out redact wipe off bowdlerize relinquish apostatize forsake deface fix right reduce stabilize respond lessen stabilise counterwork buck trim blank gut strike remove all traces of bowdlerise blot scrape off launder even level equate match deactivate subdue overcome conquer defuse render ineffective dial back back down backtrack welsh back off eat one's words worm out of bring square up desist lay to rest set tie collate adjust accord attune parallel readjust be an antidote to pull up quit interrupt cut short pair off come out even come out lay off stop midstream knock it off call a halt call it quits

Verb

To make or become calm
still settle soothe calm lull subdue pacify allay appease becalm compose lullaby salve alleviate assuage tranquillize tranquilize balm calm down smooth over quiet quieten mollify quell mitigate ease relax placate moderate soften cool palliate relieve comfort conciliate propitiate repress temper hush check silence gentle take the edge off disarm reduce lessen lighten control quieten down settle down cool off restrain regulate tame contain content stroke sweeten deaden make peace with soft-pedal anaesthetize anesthetize ameliorate hold in quiet down curb restrict suppress constrain adjust sedate collect slacken smother reconcile qualify reassure diminish humour re-collect steady satisfy dulcify square modulate dull untrouble unburden win over make up lay back humor keep in check put at rest abate butter up simmer down patch things up smooth down pour oil on take the sting out tone down let up let up on make nice solace resolve rein dispose console play up to square off assure ally heal quash stifle stabilise defuse subside stabilize lower numb blunt fall cease ease up tune down rock to sleep ease off chill out take the sting out of bridle limit take it easy take the edge master lay off take pressure off monitor cap put a lid on pull in inhibit measure keep crush rally inspect corner recover chasten loosen put down grease con pacificate keep a tight rein on keep a lid on keep the lid on damp down put the brakes on set limits on keep in line impose limits on rein in hold back impose peace upon restore harmony to fix up make peace mince mellow damp break release temperate bury the hatchet smooth someone's ruffled feathers clear the air with slack kiss and make up put the lid on keep under control loose play down cool out meet halfway drug make matters up accede to somebody's demands dope narcotize stupefy unruffle zonk run interference for cure meliorate promote disburden clear the way free assist make easier speed untighten cheer expedite attend to lift aid nurse forward disengage open the door improve facilitate smooth speed up doctor relent further simplify knock out put out put under settle your nerves make calm administer a tranquillizer to administer a sedative to settle something's nerves settle one's nerves

Verb

To bring an end to, especially through the use of force
squash scotch frustrate scupper thwart quell stop extinguish quash repress squelch subdue suppress silence dish queer bring to an end nip in the bud put an end to put a stop to put the lid on put paid to put the kibosh on snuff out clamp down on crack down on trample on slap down sit on crush check end curb overcome control terminate stifle abolish conquer kill put down wipe out get rid of stamp out torpedo deaden clamp down crack down put an stop to bring to screeching halt defeat destroy beat demolish annihilate vanquish quench overpower extirpate finish subjugate overwhelm rout clobber inhibit eliminate restrain smother ruin arrest wreck halt eradicate bridle master dash devastate prevent shatter stymie put out hold back constrain disrupt spoil tame contain mar undo restrict lick nullify oppress overthrow rein in sabotage nix mess up screw up hold in keep in check impede obstruct block hamper dispatch cut off limit hinder gain mastery over obliterate break upset cool interfere with blot out annul blight banjax exterminate foul up do in triumph over make a mess of louse up cruel euchre damp down keep the lid on strangle simmer down play havoc with make a hash of curtail bring to naught blow a hole in regulate cut short throw a monkey wrench in the works of throw a spanner in the works of moderate compose settle smash interrupt weed out damage best govern decimate impair discontinue pull in dominate stem collect overturn abort keep a lid on diminish gag keep a tight rein on do for trash break down crool shush muffle dull prevail over swallow block out quelch snow under pocket submerge sink beat down get the better of get a grip on cork keep back choke back choke bear down on gain control over bottle up put a damper on get under control remove banish strangle at birth expunge censure nip something in the bud stamp something out dismiss reject scrunch squish blow neutralize derail solve prohibit scar disfigure stain surmount hold confine neutralise cease counteract throttle cow afflict taint disappoint decay injure bring to a halt bring to a stop delimit tread mute get over bottle clamp bury trample spike glitch up drive underground wear down garrote garrotte keep under control bring to a standstill put a lid on bring under control get control of deal with be the end of keep inside keep in hold down dumb censor douse clam abate knock down smash down conceal tread on put lid on put kibosh on suffocate win against hog-tie keep lid on cripple pour cold water on throw cold water on hide put half nelson on dowse gain control of put the stopper on run down close call a halt wrap up complete wind up conclude snuff re-collect calm cork up bite one's lip fight back hush up heap shower rein button up bite back shroud undermine adjust monitor cap blanket attack subvert liquidate choke off measure keep prostrate overmaster floor swamp whelm close up disarrange disorganize disturb disorder erase keep down rally quiet tranquilize lull corner recover inspect still soothe incapacitate ravage foil dampen delay hold up convulse slow retard unsettle reduce ice dampen down bring to a close say nothing turn upside-down derange slow down slaughter massacre butcher disable threaten depress cause confusion in cause turmoil in throw into disarray throw into disorder throw into confusion finish off waste zap grind down keep in line put the brakes on set limits on impose limits on dispirit sap harm bollix ax take out root out axe tranquillize blow away trouble lower ail dishearten demoralize deject dismay do away with rub out break up soften mellow damp intrude on muck up force down bring someone to their knees wipe off the map lessen discourage shake sadden devitalize weaken daunt enervate tone down humble perturb chagrin bother weary abase distress debilitate wipe off the face of the earth wipe from the face of the earth weigh down demoralise bum out cast down quieten down hold in check cast a pall over

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