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eu·than·ize

 (yo͞o′thə-nīz′) also eu·than·a·tize (yo͞o-thăn′ə-tīz′)
tr.v. eu·than·ized, eu·than·iz·ing, eu·than·iz·es also eu·than·a·tized or eu·than·a·tiz·ing or euthan·a·tiz·es
To subject to euthanasia.

euthanize

(ˈjuːθəˌnaɪz) or

euthanise

;

euthanaze

(ˈjuːθəˌneɪz) or

euthanase

vb
(Medicine) (tr) to kill (a person or animal) painlessly, esp to relieve suffering from an incurable illness
Also called: euthanatize
[C20: back formation from euthanasia]

eu•tha•nize

(ˈyu θəˌnaɪz)

v.t. -nized, -niz•ing.
to subject to euthanasia.
[1960–65]
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