You must be confuising this with "kibosh", which is in the dictionary with the meaning to put an end to something.
Put a (or the) kibosh on something.
To end; to terminate; to kill off in a nonbiological sense; kind of like squashing from a position of strength and with moral certitude; to basically reverse a decision or situation with conviction. A word I thought existed in the english language. One I have used many years thinking all know it well. I was amazed to not find it in the dictionary!
1.He realized it was a bad decision to proceed with the contract so he put the kabash on the deal. 2.His son was greatful that his father put the kabash on what would have been a miserable situation.3.
A Hebrew word. According to James Strong in "Strong's Hebrew and Greek Dictionaries": to tread down; hence negatively to disregard; positively to conquer, subjugate, violate:—bring into bondage, force, keep under, subdue, bring into subjection.
Word occurs in Micah 7:19 of the Bible. Is translated variously "subdue" "tread under foot" in Bible translations.
To terminate someones annoying behavior by killing him.
My downstream did some some bad drug math on me so I put the Kabash on that.