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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (2)

1. put an end to; kill;
- Example: "The Nazis snuffed out the life of many Jewish children"
[syn: snuff out, extinguish]

2. put out, as of fires, flames, or lights;
- Example: "Too big to be extinguished at once, the forest fires at best could be contained"
- Example: "quench the flames"
- Example: "snuff out the candles"
[syn: snuff out, blow out, extinguish, quench]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

snuff out v 1: put an end to; kill; "The Nazis snuffed out the life of many Jewish children" [syn: snuff out, extinguish] 2: put out, as of fires, flames, or lights; "Too big to be extinguished at once, the forest fires at best could be contained"; "quench the flames"; "snuff out the candles" [syn: snuff out, blow out, extinguish, quench] [ant: ignite, light]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

34 Moby Thesaurus words for "snuff out": blow out, cash in, check out, choke, conk, croak, damp, die, douse, drop, extinguish, kick in, kick off, out, pass out, pop off, put down, put out, quash, quell, quench, silence, slack, smother, snuff, squash, squelch, stamp out, stifle, strangle, suffocate, suppress, trample out, trample underfoot