Definition for Extinguish (-ed)

extinguish (-ed), v. [L. < ex, intensive + stingu─ôre, to quench.]

  1. Overwhelm; eclipse; surpass; obscure by superior splendor.
  2. Snuff out; put out; cause to go dark; [fig.] appear to lose light, heat, and fire in sunset.
  3. Drown; quench.
  4. Die; perish; expire.
  5. Darken; disappear; appear to die.

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