Definitions and translations for "extinguish"

Definition of extinguish

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Verb
1. To put out, as in fire; to end burning; to quench
2. To destroy or abolish something
She extinguished all my hopes.
3. To obscure or eclipse something
The rays of the sun were extinguished by the thunder clouds.
4. To bring about the extinction of a conditioned reflex
5. To hunt down (a species) to extinction
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English - English - extinguish

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v. put out, quench; totally destroy, annihilate

English - Spanish - extinguish

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v. extinguir, apagar, sofocar; aniquilar, exterminar

English - French - extinguish

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v. éteindre; anéantir

English - German - extinguish

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v. löschen; auslöschen

English - Indonesian - extinguish

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v. memadamkan, mematikan, menghancurkan, menghapuskan, menumpas

English - Italian - extinguish

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v. estinguere, spegnere; (fig) distruggere, porre fine a; (fig) eclissare, oscurare

English - Polish - extinguish

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v. gasić, zgasić, tłumić, nadzieja: odbierać nadzieję, wytępić, kasować, umorzyć, zaćmić, wytępiać, skasować, zaćmiewać

English - Portuguese - extinguish

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v. extinguir; apagar, terminar

English - Romanian - extinguish

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v. stinge, nimici, face să dispară, eclipsa, amortiza, reduce la tăcere

English - Russian - extinguish

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г. гасить, тушить, уничтожать, убивать, погашать, загасить, выплачивать, аннулировать, затмевать

English - Turkish - extinguish

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f. söndürmek, tüketmek, yıkmak, yok etmek, baskın çıkmak, bastırmak, ödeyerek bitirmek, ortadan kaldırmak

English - Ukrainian - extinguish

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v. гасити, знищувати, вгасити, загасити

English - Dutch - extinguish

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ww. blussen; likwideren, vernietigen

English - Greek - extinguish

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ρήμ. σβήνω, εξολοθρεύω, εξοντώνω

English - Arabic - extinguish

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‏أطفأ، أخمد نار، حطم، وضع حدا، أبطل، مسح، سدد دين، محا‏

English - Chinese - extinguish

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(动) 熄灭, 偿清, 消灭

English - Chinese - extinguish

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(動) 熄滅, 償清, 消滅

English - Hindi - extinguish

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v. बुझाना, नष्ट करना

English - Japanese - extinguish

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(動) 消す; 失わせる

English - Korean - extinguish

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동. 끄다, 진화하다; 소멸시키다, 절멸시키다

English - Vietnamese - extinguish

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v. tắt, dập tắt, thổi tắt, thủ tiêu, trả hết
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Synonyms for extinguish
destroy: kill, do away with, stop
Verb forms for extinguish
Present participle: extinguishing
Present: extinguish (3.person: extinguishes)
Past: extinguished
Future: will extinguish
Present conditional: would extinguish
Present Perfect: have extinguished (3.person: has extinguished)
Past Perfect: had extinguished
Future Perfect: will have extinguished
Past conditional: would have extinguished