Definitions of "extinguish"
  1. The act that leads to the complete termination or elimination of something or makes it nonexistent
  2. The action of rendering a legal claim or right as null and void
  3. The process of eliminating a debt or other financial liability through the means of payment or compensatory adjustments
How to use "extinguish" in a sentence
  1. The court decided to extinguish the plaintiff's claim, stating that it didn't have any legal basis.
  2. The payment made by the company was enough to extinguish their debt in the eyes of the law.
  3. The law was passed to extinguish certain types of unfair practices in the industry.

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