Synonyms and Antonyms of extinguish
- the fire in the skillet was quickly extinguished by slamming the lid on
- a fatal blunder that extinguished all hope that the team would actually win the play-offs
beat, best, clobber, conquer, crush, defeat, drub, lick, master, overbear, overcome, overmatch, prevail (over), rout, scotch, skunk, subdue, surmount, thrash, trim, triumph (over), trounce, wallop, whip, win (against)
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