Synonyms of extinguished


1. snuff out, extinguish, extinguish, eliminate, get rid of, do away with

usage: put an end to; kill; "The Nazis snuffed out the life of many Jewish children"

2. snuff out, blow out, extinguish, quench

usage: put out, as of fires, flames, or lights; "Too big to be extinguished at once, the forest fires at best could be contained"; "quench the flames"; "snuff out the candles"

3. stub out, crush out, extinguish, press out, end, terminate

usage: extinguish by crushing; "stub out your cigar"

4. extinguish, eliminate, get rid of, do away with, destroy, destruct

usage: terminate, end, or take out; "Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics"; "Socialism extinguished these archaic customs"; "eliminate my debts"

5. eliminate, annihilate, extinguish, eradicate, wipe out, decimate, carry off, kill

usage: kill in large numbers; "the plague wiped out an entire population"


1. extinguished, destroyed (vs. preserved)

usage: of a conditioned response; caused to die out because of the absence or withdrawal of reinforcement

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