verb (used with object), eu·tha·nized, eu·tha·niz·ing.
to subject to euthanasia: to euthanize injured animals.
Also eu·than·a·tize [yoo-than-uh-tahyz] /yuˈθæn əˌtaɪz/; especially British, eu·tha·nise, eu·than·a·tise.
Origin of euthanize
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Contemporary Examples of euthanised
Two dogs used to provide extra security for the prince at his RAF base were 'euthanised' days after he left the role.How William's Guard Dogs Were Killed Days After He Left His RAF Job
September 18, 2013
euthanise Austral euthanaze or euthanase (ˈjuːθəˌneɪz)
(tr) to kill (a person or animal) painlessly, esp to relieve suffering from an incurable illness
Word Origin for euthanize
C20: back formation from euthanasia
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