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murder

noun

1 murder

Unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being.

synonyms: execution, slaying.

Roget 361: killing etc. v.; homicide, manslaughter, murder, assassination, trucidation, iccusion; effusion of blood; blood, blood shed; gore, slaughter, ... show more

Dutch: doodslag, manslag, moord
Polish: kładzenie trupem, zgładzanie, wykończanie, wykańczanie, mordowanie



verb

1 murder

Kill intentionally and with premeditation:
— The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered.

synonyms: bump off, dispatch, hit, off, polish off, remove, slay.

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: afmaken, doden, killen, koud maken, liquideren, mollen, om het leven brengen, om zeep helpen, ombrengen, omleggen ... show more

2 murder

Alter so as to make unrecognizable:
— The tourists murdered the French language.

synonyms: mangle, mutilate.


Moby thesaurus: abate, abolish, annihilate, asphyxiate, assassinate, assassination, be all thumbs, behead, blood, bloodshed, bloody murder, blot out, blunder, blunder away, blunder into, blunder on, blunder upon, boggle, botch, bumble ... show more.

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