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Noun murder has 1 sense
  1. murder, slaying, execution - unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being
    --1 is a kind of homicide
    --1 has particulars:
     bloodshed, blood, gore; contract killing; parricide; elimination, liquidation; slaughter, massacre, mass murder, carnage, butchery; lynching; assassination; dry-gulching; fratricide; hit; infanticide; shoot-down; tyrannicide; thuggee
    Derived form: verb murder1
Verb murder has 2 senses
  1. murder, slay, hit, dispatch, bump off, polish off, remove - kill intentionally and with premeditation; "The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered"
    --1 is one way to kill
    Derived forms: noun murder1, noun murderer1
    Sample sentence:
    They want to murder the prisoners
  2. mangle, mutilate, murder - alter so as to make unrecognizable; "The tourists murdered the French language"
    --2 is one way to falsify, distort, garble, warp
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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