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kill

synonym (synonym of kill)

  • (noun)
    To kill is simply to deprive of life, human, animal, or vegetable, with no suggestion of how or why. Assassinate, execute, murder, apply only to the t more.. (noun)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of terminating a life (noun.act)
     
  • (verb.social)
    thwart the passage of (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.change)
    end or extinguish by forceful means (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.consumption)
    drink down entirely (verb.consumption)
     
  • (verb.change)
    mark for deletion, rub off, or erase (verb.change)
     
  • (noun)
    kell
    A kiln. (noun)
     
  • (noun)
    slaughter, trucidation
    The act of killing. (noun)
     

also (also)

  • cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly (verb.contact)
    kill en masse; kill on a large scale; kill many (verb.contact)
     

hypernym (kill IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • be fatal (verb.stative)
    have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) (verb.stative)
     
  • be the source of great pain for (verb.perception)
    feel physical pain (verb.perception)
     
  • cause to cease operating (verb.change)
    cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch (verb.contact)
     
  • destroy a vitally essential quality of or in (verb.change)
    do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of (verb.creation)
     
  • drink down entirely (verb.consumption)
    take in liquids (verb.consumption)
     
  • end or extinguish by forceful means (verb.change)
    bring to an end or halt (verb.change)
     
  • hit with great force (verb.contact)
    cause to move by striking (verb.contact)
     
  • mark for deletion, rub off, or erase (verb.change)
    take out or remove (verb.change)
     
  • overwhelm with hilarity, pleasure, or admiration (verb.emotion)
    overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli (verb.emotion)
     
  • the act of terminating a life (noun.act)
    the act of ending something (noun.act)
     
  • the destruction of an enemy plane or ship or tank or missile (noun.act)
    the termination of something by causing so much damage to it that it cannot be repaired or no longer exists (noun.act)
     
  • thwart the passage of (verb.social)
    vote against; refuse to endorse; refuse to assent (verb.social)
     
  • tire out completely (verb.change)
    wear out completely (verb.body)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF kill relation)

  • cause the death of, without intention (verb.contact)
    kill by electric shock (verb.social)
     
  • cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly (verb.contact)
    kill in large numbers (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    kill one in every ten, as of mutineers in Roman armies (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    kill by submerging in water (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    kill a large number of people indiscriminately (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    remove from memory or existence (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    kill (animals) usually for food consumption (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    kill with poison (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    kill by throwing stones at (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    kill oneself (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    kill without delay (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    kill with or as if with a burst of gunfire or electric current or as if by shooting (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    kill or destroy (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    prove fatal (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    kill with a tomahawk (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    put (an animal) to death (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    kill with a saber (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    kill by lying on (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    kill by smashing someone's skull (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    kill gently, as with an injection (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    kill en masse; kill on a large scale; kill many (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    deprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    cut the head of (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    kill by piercing with a spear or sharp pole (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    separate the limbs from the body (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    kill as a martyr (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    kill violently (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.social)
    kill intentionally and with premeditation (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    murder; especially of socially prominent persons (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    kill as a means of socially sanctioned punishment (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    pull (a person) apart with four horses tied to his extremities, so as to execute him (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    kill without legal sanction (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    kill by firing a missile (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    kill by electrocution, as in the electric chair (verb.social)
     
  • deprive of life (verb.contact)
    cause to die, especially suddenly (verb.contact)
     
  • the act of terminating a life (noun.act)
    the blow that kills (usually mercifully) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of killing (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of killing someone painlessly (especially someone suffering from an incurable illness) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the killing of a human being by another human being (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    killing a person or animal (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of felling something (as a tree) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of killing yourself (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the killing of animals (as for food) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of giving poison to a person or animal with the intent to kill (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    killing by depriving of oxygen (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of killing (an animal or person) in order to propitiate a deity (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    killing by electric shock (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    killing by cutting off the head (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    systematic killing of a racial or cultural group (noun.act)
     

cause (cause to relations of kill)

verb group (kill is verb group of ....)

  • destroy a vitally essential quality of or in (verb.change)
    cause to cease operating (verb.change)
     

derivation (.... is derived from kill)

  • be the source of great pain for (verb.perception)
    a difficulty that is hard to deal with (noun.cognition)
     
  • cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly (verb.contact)
    the act of terminating a life (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.event)
    an event that causes someone to die (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who causes the death of a person or animal (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.state)
    the causal agent resulting in death (noun.state)
     
  • (adj.all)
    fit to kill, especially for food (adj.all)
     
  • mark for deletion, rub off, or erase (verb.change)
    the complete destruction of every trace of something (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    an event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something (noun.event)
     
  • (adj.all)
    able to be obliterated completely (adj.all)
     
  • the destruction of an enemy plane or ship or tank or missile (noun.act)
    cause to cease operating (verb.change)
     
  • thwart the passage of (verb.social)
    an unsuccessful ending to a struggle or contest (noun.event)
     

domain category (kill is domain category of ....)

  • hit with great force (verb.contact)
    an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition (noun.act)
     
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