Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb snuff_out

2 senses of snuff out

Sense 1
snuff out, extinguish -- (put an end to; kill; "The Nazis snuffed out the life of many Jewish children")
       => extinguish, eliminate, get rid of, do away with -- (terminate, end, or take out; "Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics"; "Socialism extinguished these archaic customs"; "eliminate my debts")

Sense 2
snuff out, blow out, extinguish, quench -- (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")

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