Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To subject to euthanasia.

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  • verb transitive To submit (a person or animal) to euthanasia.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[euthan(asia) + –ize.]

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Back-formation from euthanasia. 1970s.

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