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euthanize meaning

EN[juː.θən.ˈaɪz]

    Definition of euthanize in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGeuthanizesPReuthanizingPT, PPeuthanizedSUF-ize
    1. VT To submit (a person or animal) to euthanasia.
      1. John decided to euthanize his dying cat. ‎
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    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • One animal in the VP group developed cerebral infarction and showed symptoms of hemiparalysis, and was humanely euthanized by a lethal dose of pentobarbital sodium.
      • The animals were euthanized using the overinhalation of isoflurane.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Verbs
      • Transitive verbs
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    2. en euthanizer
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    4. en euthanizers
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    Meaning of euthanize for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "euthanize" is a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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