Synonyms of extinguish in English:

extinguish


See definition of extinguish

verb

1‘the fire had to be extinguished’

SYNONYMS

douse, put out, quench, stamp out, smother, beat out, dampen down

blow out, snuff out

Scottish dout

ANTONYMS

light

2‘the Liberal majority was extinguished by 1910’

SYNONYMS

destroy, end, finish off, put an end to, put a stop to, bring to an end, terminate, remove, annihilate, wipe out, wipe off the face of the earth, wipe off the map, erase, eliminate, eradicate, obliterate, liquidate, expunge, abolish, exterminate, kill, extirpate, obscure, suppress, disrupt, undo, upset

informal take out, rub out, snuff out

ANTONYMS

start up