extinguish

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Definitions for extinguish

  • verb - kill in large numbers; "the plague wiped out an entire population"
  • verb - terminate
  • verb - put an end to; kill; "The Nazis snuffed out the life of many Jewish children"
  • verb - extinguish by crushing; "stub out your cigar"
  • verb - put out
  • Pronounciation of extinguish

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    Synonyms for extinguish

    eradicate get rid of crush out wipe out do away with press out eliminate decimate snuff out blow out annihilate carry off stub out quench

    Antonyms for extinguish

    ignite

    Holonyms for extinguish

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    Hypernyms for extinguish

    destruct do away with extinguish end kill eliminate terminate destroy get rid of

    Hyponyms for extinguish

    decouple cut out rationalise except take out stub obliterate cut snuff out leave out stamp douse cancel out knock out prune extinguish leave off smother black out wipe out drown rationalize exclude omit put out

    Meronyms for extinguish

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    Sounds like extinguish

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