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extinguish

verb abolish, abort, annihilate, annul, assassinate, blot out, bring to an end, butcher, cancel, choke, crush, cut out, deaden, deal destruction, demolish, deracinate, devastate, dismantle, dispel, dispense with, do away with, drown out, efface, end, eradicate, erase, expunge, extinguere, extirpate, finish off, hold down, keep down, kill, kill by suffocation, lay waste to, liquidate, murder, nullify, obliterate, put an end to, put out, put to death, quash, quell, quench, raze, reduce to nothing, repress, restinguere, ruin, shatter, slaughter, slay, smother, squash, squelch, stifle, strangle, subdue, suffocate, suppress, terminate, wipe out
Associated concepts: extinguish a debt, extinguish a legacy, extinguish a right
Foreign phrases: Resoluto jure concedentis resolvitur jus concessum.When the right of the grantor is extinguished the right granted is extinguished. Extincto subjecto, tolliiur adjunctum. When the substance is extinguished, the innident ceases.
See also: abolish, annul, cancel, cease, defeat, destroy, disappear, efface, eradicate, expunge, extirpate, inhibit, kill, obliterate, quash, stifle, strangle, subvert, suppress, void
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He explained that the ball-shaped fire extinguishing devices, when thrown into a fire, would activate within three seconds and extinguish a fire and that when no one is present to throw them, they could self-activate.
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The International Financial Reporting Interpretations Committee published for public comment a draft interpretation, Extinguishing Financial Liabilities with Equity Instruments, which proposes:
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