euthanize

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verb eu·tha·nize \ˈyü-thə-ˌnīz\

Definition of euthanize

euthanized

also

euthanatized

euthanizing

also

eutizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to subject to euthanasia

Variants of euthanize

less commonly

euthanatize

play \yü-ˈtha-nə-ˌtīz\

Origin and Etymology of euthanize

Greek euthanatos


First Known Use: 1873

Other Animal Husbandry Terms


Medical Dictionary

euthanize

transitive verb eu·tha·nize \ˈyü-thə-ˌnīz\

Medical Definition of euthanize

euthanized

also

eutized

;

euthanizing

also

eutizing

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

Variants of euthanize

also

euthanatize

\yu̇-ˈthan-ə-ˌtīz\

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