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extinguish

340 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ɛkstˈɪŋɡwɪʃ], [ɛkstˈɪŋɡwɪʃ], [ɛ_k_s_t_ˈɪ_ŋ_ɡ_w_ɪ_ʃ]
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Synonyms for Extinguish:

annul (verb)

abnegate, abolish, annul, cancel, delete, deny, destroy, disaffirm, disavow, disclaim, dismiss, dissolve, divorce, efface, eliminate, eradicate, invalidate, negate, neutralize, nullify, obliterate, refute, reject, repudiate, retract, revoke, undo, veto, withdraw.

Other synonyms and related words:

abandon, abate, abolition, abrogate, abscind, adumbrate, advice, allay, amortize, amputate, annihilate, annihilation, arrest, asphyxiate, assassinate, assuage, ban, banish, bar, be successful, bear away, bear off, become extinct, befog, black out, blast, blot out, blow, blow away, blow to smithereens, blow up, blow-out, blow-outs, blower, bob, bomb, bottle up, break, break down, bring off, bump off, butcher, call off, cancel out, carry away, carry off, cause to cease, cause to perish, censor, check, choke, choke off, chop into pieces, clamp down on, clear, clip, complete, confound, confuse, consume, cool, cork, cork up, crack down on, crop, crush, crush out, crush under foot, cull, cut, cut away, cut into ribbons, damp, damp down, darken, deactivate, deaden, deal destruction, death, decimate, demolish, deplete, deracinate, desolate, detonation, devastate, devour, die out, dim, disappear, discontinue, dismantle, disorganize, dispose of, do away with, do in, dock, douse, dout, drop the curtain, drown, dry, eat, eat up, eclipse, empty, end, end off, enucleate, erase, erode, evacuate, except, excise, exclude, excrete, exhaust, exhibit, explosion, express, expunge, exterminate, extinct, extinction, extirpate, extract, fake out, finalize, finish, fold, fold up, forestall, frustrate, gag, get it over, get over with, get rid of, get through, get through with, give the quietus, gossip, hold down, hydrate, ice, inflate, information, inhale, intelligence, inundate, isolate, jollification, jump on, kayo, keep down, keep under, kibosh, lay low, lay waste, liquidate, lop, make an end of, make mincemeat of, make void, manage, massacre, message, mine, mutilate, muzzle, news, nip, obliteration, obscure, obviate, out, outdo, overcome, overshadow, pacify, pare, pass, peel, perfect, pick out, placate, polish off, pour water on, press, press out, prohibit, proscribe, prostrate, prune, pulverize, put, put an end to, put away, put out, put paid to, put the lid on, put to death, put to shame, quash, quell, quench, quieten, quit, ravage, ravage gut, raze, reduce to silence, refuse, relieve, remove, render useless, repast, repeal, repress, rid, rid of, root, root out, rub out, ruin, rule out, run through, sap, satisfy, scrag, separate, settle, shade, shave, shear, show up, shush, shut down, shut down on, silence, sit down on, sit on, slack, slack quench, slake, slaked, slaughter, slay, smash, smother, snatch away, snuff, snuff out, spend, spring a mine, squash, squelch, stamp, stamp out, stanch, stay, stifle, still, stop, story, strangle, strike, strike off, strip, strip off, stub out, stultify, stun, stymie, subdue, subvert, suffocate, suppress, swallow up, sweep away, switch off, tackle, take off, take out, terminate, throttle, throw overboard, thwart, tidings, to extinguish, trample, trample down, trample out, trample under foot, trample underfoot, tread under foot, truncate, turn, turn off, uproot, use up, vitiate, void, wash, wash away, waste, wear away, wear off, wipe, wipe out, wrack, zap.

Quotes for Extinguish:

  1. It doesn't help to wait until something happens and then prosecute the offenders, especially if it's the idea of the offender to extinguish himself in the commission of the crime. John Ashcroft.
  2. Good fame is like fire; when you have kindled you may easily preserve it; but if you extinguish it, you will not easily kindle it again. Francis Bacon.
  3. We must recognize that we're all part of a web of life around the world. Anytime you extinguish a species, the consequences are serious. Gaylord Nelson.
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