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Meaning of word extinguish from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

extinguish   verb

Meaning : Put an end to. Kill.

Example : The Nazis snuffed out the life of many Jewish children.

Synonyms : snuff out

Meaning : Put out, as of fires, flames, or lights.

Example : Too big to be extinguished at once, the forest fires at best could be contained.
Quench the flames.
Snuff out the candles.

Synonyms : blow out, quench, snuff out

किसी पदार्थ के आग से जलने का अंत करना या आग को शांत करना।

उसने दीपक को बुझा दिया।
बुझाना, बुताना

Cause to start burning. Subject to fire or great heat.

Great heat can ignite almost any dry matter.
Light a cigarette.
ignite, light

Meaning : Extinguish by crushing.

Example : Stub out your cigar.

Synonyms : crush out, press out, stub out

Meaning : Terminate, end, or take out.

Example : Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics.
Socialism extinguished these archaic customs.
Eliminate my debts.

Synonyms : do away with, eliminate, get rid of

Meaning : Kill in large numbers.

Example : The plague wiped out an entire population.

Synonyms : annihilate, carry off, decimate, eliminate, eradicate, wipe out


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