Definition of 'snuff out'
- put an end to; kill; "The Nazis snuffed out the life of many Jewish children"
- 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"
Synonyms: blow out extinguish quench
Antonyms: ignite light