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euthanize

verb eu·tha·nize \ˈyü-thə-ˌnīz\
eu·tha·nized also eu·than·a·tizedeu·tha·niz·ing also eu·tiz·ing

Definition of EUTHANIZE

transitive verb
:  to subject to euthanasia

Variants of EUTHANIZE

eu·tha·nize also eu·than·a·tize \yü-ˈtha-nə-ˌtīz\

Origin of EUTHANIZE

Greek euthanatos
First Known Use: 1873

Other Animal Husbandry Terms

apiary, bantam, calico, girth, hogwash, mast, rut

euthanize

transitive verb eu·tha·nize \ˈyü-thə-ˌnīz\   (Medical Dictionary)
eu·tha·nized also eu·than·a·tizedeu·tha·niz·ing also eu·tiz·ing

Medical Definition of EUTHANIZE

:  to subject to euthanasia <the dog was euthanized at the owner's request>

Variants of EUTHANIZE

eu·tha·nize also eu·than·a·tize \y-ˈthan-ə-ˌtīz\

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