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2 definitions found
 for snuff out
From 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]

From 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

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