English version

snuff something/somebody ↔ out

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsnuff something/somebody ↔ out phrasal verb1 STOP something THAT IS HAPPENINGto stop a candle burning by pressing the burning part with your fingers or by covering it2 STOP something THAT IS HAPPENINGto stop or end something in a sudden way a rebellion that will snuff out democracy3 informalDIE to kill someone a young woman snuffed out by an unknown killer snuff→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
snuff outOutside the cold wind snuffed the taper out.
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Verb table
snuff
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theysnuff
he, she, itsnuffs
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theysnuffed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave snuffed
he, she, ithas snuffed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad snuffed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill snuff
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have snuffed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam snuffing
he, she, itis snuffing
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you, we, theyare snuffing
Past
I, he, she, itwas snuffing
you, we, theywere snuffing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been snuffing
he, she, ithas been snuffing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been snuffing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be snuffing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been snuffing
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