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kill



I - noun
1. the act of terminating a life (Freq. 3)
Syn:
killing, putting to death
Derivationally related forms:
kill (for: killing)
Hypernyms:
termination, ending, conclusion
Hyponyms:
deathblow, coup de grace, death, euthanasia, mercy killing,
homicide, dispatch, despatch, fell, suicide, self-destruction,
self-annihilation, slaughter, poisoning, suffocation, asphyxiation, sacrifice,
sacrifice, electrocution, decapitation, beheading, genocide,
race murder, racial extermination
2. the destruction of an enemy plane or ship or tank or missile (Freq. 1)
- the pilot reported two kills during the mission
Hypernyms:
destruction, devastation

II - verb
1. cause to die;
put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly (Freq. 103)
- This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank
- The farmer killed a pig for the holidays
See Also:
kill off
Derivationally related forms:
killable, killer, killing
Hyponyms:
eliminate, annihilate, extinguish, eradicate, wipe out,
decimate, carry off, drown, massacre, slaughter, mow down,
erase, butcher, poison, stone, lapidate, commit suicide,
dispatch, zap, vaporize, sacrifice, take off, tomahawk,
destroy, put down, saber, sabre, overlie, overlay,
brain, put away, put to sleep, neutralize, neutralise, liquidate,
waste, knock off, do in, exterminate, kill off, smother,
asphyxiate, suffocate, strangle, strangulate, throttle, decapitate,
behead, decollate, impale, stake, dismember, martyr,
shed blood, murder, slay, hit, bump off, off,
polish off, remove, assassinate, execute, put to death, draw,
draw, draw and quarter, lynch, shoot, pip,
electrocute, fry
Cause:
die, decease, perish, go, exit,
pass away, expire, pass, kick the bucket, cash in one's chips, buy the farm,
buy the farm, give-up the ghost, drop dead, pop off, choke,
croak, snuff it
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody
- Something ----s somebody
- They want to kill the prisoners
2. thwart the passage of (Freq. 1)
- kill a motion
- he shot down the student's proposal
Syn:
shoot down, defeat, vote down, vote out
Derivationally related forms:
defeat (for: defeat)
Hypernyms:
veto, blackball, negative
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
3. end or extinguish by forceful means (Freq. 1)
- Stamp out poverty!
Syn:
stamp out
Hypernyms:
end, terminate
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
4. be fatal
- cigarettes kill
- drunken driving kills
Hypernyms:
be
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
5. be the source of great pain for
- These new shoes are killing me!
Derivationally related forms:
killer
Hypernyms:
hurt, ache, suffer
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s somebody
- Something ----s something
6. overwhelm with hilarity, pleasure, or admiration
- The comedian was so funny, he was killing me!
Hypernyms:
overwhelm, overpower, sweep over, whelm, overcome, overtake
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s somebody
- Something ----s somebody
7. hit with so much force as to make a return impossible, in racket games
- She killed the ball
Topics:
sport, athletics
Hypernyms:
hit
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
8. hit with great force
- He killed the ball
Topics:
sport, athletics
Hypernyms:
hit
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
9. deprive of life
- AIDS has killed thousands in Africa
Hyponyms:
strike down
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s somebody
10. cause the death of, without intention
- She was killed in the collision of three cars
Derivationally related forms:
killer, killing
Hyponyms:
electrocute
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s somebody
11. drink down entirely
- He downed three martinis before dinner
- She killed a bottle of brandy that night
- They popped a few beer after work
Syn:
toss off, pop, bolt down, belt down, pour down,
down, drink down
Hypernyms:
drink, imbibe
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
12. mark for deletion, rub off, or erase
- kill these lines in the President's speech
Syn:
obliterate, wipe out
Derivationally related forms:
wipeout (for: wipe out), obliterable (for: obliterate), obliteration (for: obliterate)
Hypernyms:
take away, take out
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
13. tire out completely
- The daily stress of her work is killing her
Hypernyms:
exhaust, wash up, beat, tucker, tucker out
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s somebody
14. cause to cease operating
- kill the engine
Hypernyms:
switch off, cut, turn off, turn out
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
15. destroy a vitally essential quality of or in
- Eating artichokes kills the taste of all other foods
Hypernyms:
destroy, destruct
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something

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