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kill

 
Noun kill has 2 senses
  1. killing, kill, putting to death - the act of terminating a life
    --1 is a kind of termination, ending, conclusion
    --1 has particulars:
     deathblow, coup de grace; death; euthanasia, mercy killing; homicide; dispatch, despatch; fell; suicide, self-destruction, self-annihilation; slaughter; poisoning; suffocation, asphyxiation; sacrifice, ritual killing; electrocution; decapitation, beheading; genocide, race murder, racial extermination
    Derived forms: verb kill10, verb kill5, verb kill3, verb kill1
  2. kill - the destruction of an enemy plane or ship or tank or missile; "the pilot reported two kills during the mission"
    --2 is a kind of
    destruction, devastation
    Derived form: verb kill14
Verb kill has 15 senses
  1. kill - cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly; "This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank"; "The farmer killed a pig for the holidays"
    Derived forms: noun kill1, noun killer2, noun killer1, noun killing1, noun killing2
    Sample sentence:
    They want to kill the prisoners
  2. kill, shoot down, defeat, vote down, vote out - thwart the passage of; "kill a motion"; "he shot down the student's proposal"
    --2 is one way to veto, blackball, negative
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. kill - cause the death of, without intention; "She was killed in the collision of three cars"
    Derived forms: noun kill1, noun killer2, noun killing1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s somebody
  4. stamp out, kill - end or extinguish by forceful means; "Stamp out poverty!"
    --4 is one way to end, terminate
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  5. kill - be fatal; "cigarettes kill"; "drunken driving kills"
    --5 is one way to
    be
    Derived form: noun kill1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  6. kill - be the source of great pain for; "These new shoes are killing me!"
    --6 is one way to
    hurt, ache, suffer
    Derived form: noun killer3
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  7. kill - overwhelm with hilarity, pleasure, or admiration; "The comedian was so funny, he was killing me!"
    --7 is one way to
    overwhelm, overpower, sweep over, whelm, overcome, overtake
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
  8. kill - hit with so much force as to make a return impossible, in racket games; "She killed the ball"
    --8 is one way to
    hit
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  9. kill - hit with great force; "He killed the ball"
    --9 is one way to
    hit
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  10. kill - deprive of life; "AIDS has killed thousands in Africa"
    Derived form: noun kill1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s somebody
  11. toss off, pop, bolt down, belt down, pour down, down, drink down, kill - drink down entirely; "He downed three martinis before dinner"; "She killed a bottle of brandy that night"; "They popped a few beer after work"
    --11 is one way to drink, imbibe
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  12. kill, obliterate, wipe out - mark for deletion, rub off, or erase; "kill these lines in the President's speech"
    --12 is one way to take away, take out
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  13. kill - tire out completely; "The daily stress of her work is killing her"
    --13 is one way to
    exhaust, wash up, beat, tucker, tucker out
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s somebody
  14. kill - cause to cease operating; "kill the engine"
    --14 is one way to
    switch off, cut, turn off, turn out
    Derived form: noun kill2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  15. kill - destroy a vitally essential quality of or in; "Eating artichokes kills the taste of all other foods"
    --15 is one way to
    destroy, destruct
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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