American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To subject to euthanasia.
- v. transitive To submit (a person or animal) to euthanasia.
- Back-formation from euthanasia. 1970s. (Wiktionary)
- euthan(asia) + -ize. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The decision to euthanize is always dispiriting and sometimes heart-wrenching.”
“There was a big stink on whether to release one outside city limits or to kill it (they used the politically correct term "euthanize").”
“I think it unconscionable that the Right is purposefully misleading people -- including scaring seniors into believing that Obama and the Democrats in Congress want to "euthanize" them!”
“Are there people here who get exercised about the difference between the words "euthanize" and "euthanatize"?”
“In fact, on more than one occasion, I've heard "euthanize" as a pejorative substitution from the anti-assisted-suicide side of the argument.”
“Then we "euthanize" them, to show how humane we are.”
“Athletes are paid ridiculous sums to play games while we will "euthanize" the old and the sick because they are an economic drag on society.”
“The eugenics aspect is the usual – segregate and/or 'euthanize' GLBT individuals – unless the 'right color' gays go ahead and toe the reproductive line.”
“We're the only species to "euthanize" for no good reason.”
“A modest proposal: PETA should 'euthanize' only animatronic dogs and”
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