Euthanize Law and Legal Definition

Euthanize means to put to death by euthanasia. This term is generally seen used in reference to animals. It refers to the humane destruction of animals. It is also termed euthanatize.

The following is an example of a state law (New York) defining the term:

According to NY CLS Agr & M § 108, "Euthanize" means to bring about death by a humane method.