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kill

noun

1 kill

The act of terminating a life.

synonyms: killing, putting to death.

Dutch: doding, mortificatie
Polish: zabicie



2 kill

The destruction of an enemy plane or ship or tank or missile.

3 kill

The body of an animal, or bodies of animals, killed by a person or another animal.

verb

1 kill

Cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly.

Roget 361: kill, put to death, slay, shed blood; murder, assassinate, butcher, slaughter, victimize, immolate; massacre; take away life, deprive of life; make away with, ... show more

Dutch: buit, doden, dooddoen, doodmaken, kapotmaken, ombrengen, vermoorden

2 kill

Thwart the passage of:
— Kill a motion.

synonyms: defeat, shoot down, vote down, vote out.

Dutch: afschieten, afwijzen, verwerpen

3 kill

End or extinguish by forceful means.

synonym: stamp out.

4 kill

Be fatal.

5 kill

Be the source of great pain for.

6 kill

Overwhelm with hilarity, pleasure, or admiration.

7 kill

Hit with so much force as to make a return impossible, in racket games.

8 kill

Hit with great force.

9 kill

Deprive of life.

10 kill

Cause the death of, without intention.

11 kill

Drink down entirely:
— She killed a bottle of brandy that night.

synonyms: belt down, bolt down, down, drink down, pop, pour down, toss off.

12 kill

Mark for deletion, rub off, or erase:
— Kill these lines in the President's speech.

synonyms: obliterate, wipe out.

13 kill

Tire out completely.

14 kill

Cause to cease operating.

15 kill

Destroy a vitally essential quality of or in.


Moby thesaurus: KO, abbreviate, abridge, absorb, adolescent stream, amuse, annihilate, arroyo, asphyxiate, assassinate, bane, beasts of venery, beck, beguile, bereave of life, big game, black out, blood, bloodletting, bloodshed ... show more.

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