Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / extinct
FEEDBACK

extinct

See definition of extinct on Dictionary.com

synonyms for extinct

  • abolished
  • archaic
  • asleep
  • bygone
  • cold
  • dead and gone
  • deceased
  • defunct
  • departed
  • disappeared
  • done for
  • ended
  • exanimate
  • extinguished
  • fallen
  • gone
  • inactive
  • late
  • lifeless
  • lost
  • no longer known
  • out
  • outmoded
  • passed on
  • passé
  • snuffed out
  • superseded
  • terminated
  • unknown
  • vanished
  • vanquished
  • void
Meet Grammar Coach
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar Coach
Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

antonyms for extinct

MOST RELEVANT
  • alive
  • existing
  • extant
  • living
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

TRY USING extinct

See how your sentence looks with different synonyms.

Characters: 0/140
QUIZ
The Ideal Quiz For Idealistic Libras
START THE QUIZ

How to use extinct in a sentence

The skull comes from an extinct animal, Crocodylus checchiai.
AMERICAN CROCS SEEM TO DESCEND FROM KIN THAT CROSSED THE ATLANTICCAROLYN WILKEAUGUST 25, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Next, the scientists combined eggshell data with what’s known about the family trees of extinct and living egg-laying animals.
EARLY DINOSAURS MAY HAVE LAID SOFT-SHELLED EGGSJACK J. LEEAUGUST 3, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
New analyses of a roughly 7-million-year old skull from the extinct Crocodylus checchiai suggest that crocodiles journeyed from Africa to the Americas millions of years ago, researchers report July 23 in Scientific Reports.
AN ANCIENT SKULL HINTS CROCODILES SWAM FROM AFRICA TO THE AMERICASCAROLYN WILKEJULY 23, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Combining this and other eggshell data with the evolutionary relationships of extinct and living egg-laying animals, the researchers calculated the most likely scenario for dinosaur egg evolution.
FOSSIL DISCOVERIES SUGGEST THE EARLIEST DINOSAURS LAID SOFT-SHELLED EGGSJACK J. LEEJUNE 24, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
It is not even guaranteed to produce more species, since evolution can occur in a single lineage and this can go extinct at any time.
EVOLUTION: WHY IT SEEMS TO HAVE A DIRECTION AND WHAT TO EXPECT NEXTMATTHEW WILLSJUNE 10, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Before the reptile resurfaced, no one knew where exactly Modigliani’s lizard lived, or whether it had already gone extinct, he says.
A NOSE-HORNED DRAGON LIZARD LOST TO SCIENCE FOR OVER 100 YEARS HAS BEEN FOUNDDYNA ROCHMYANINGSIHJUNE 9, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
In which case, so much of the discrimination that focuses on the body would become extinct.
TRANSGENDER, TRANSHUMAN: TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES OFFER INCREASED CHOICES BUT ALSO CREATE NEW PREJUDICESLGBTQ-EDITORAPRIL 9, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
What course was taken to supply that assembly when any noble family became extinct?
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
Her hope persisted until half-past nine: it then began to fade, and, at ten o'clock, was extinct.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
The senior branch of the family being thus extinct the whole of the entailed estate had devolved on me.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
SEPTEMBER 16, 2021
Choose the synonym for boredom
glasnost

WORDS RELATED TO EXTINCT

  • asleep
  • cold
  • defunct
  • departed
  • exanimate
  • expired
  • extinct
  • finished
  • former
  • gave up the ghost
  • gone
  • inanimate
  • late
  • lifeless
  • lost
  • passed on
  • pushing up daisies
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

WORD OF THE DAY

azureadjective | [azh-er ]SEE DEFINITION