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To stop a fire - synonyms or related words

put out

to make something stop burning



to put out a fire by covering it



formal to make a fire or cigarette stop burning. A more usual word is put out

blow out

if you blow out a flame, or if it blows out, it stops burning because you blow on it or because of the wind

stamp out

to make a fire stop burning by putting your feet down hard on it

beat out

to stop a fire from burning by hitting it with something



to make a fire stop burning by pouring water over it

fight a fire/blaze

to try to stop a large fire from burning



to try to put out a large fire

snuff out

to make a flame stop burning by squeezing it with your fingers or covering it with a snuffer



a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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