English translation of 'extinguir'
1. (fogo) to put out, extinguish
2. (um povo) to wipe out
extinguir-se reflexive verb
1 (fogo, luz) to go out
2 (biology) to become extinct
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'extinguir' in Other Languages
British English: extinguish VERB
If you extinguish a fire or a light, you stop it burning or shining.
It took about 50 minutes to extinguish the fire.
Translation of extinguir from the Collins Portuguese to English Dictionary