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Synonyms of extinguish in English:


  • 1 the fire was extinguished
    douse, put out, stamp out, smother, beat out
    [Antonyms] light
  • 2 all hope was extinguished
    destroy, end, finish off, put an end to, bring to an end, terminate, remove, annihilate, wipe out, erase, eliminate, eradicate, obliterate
    informal take out, rub out
    [Antonyms] start up
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