Verb: kill kil
Noun: kill kil
- 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"
- Thwart the passage of
"kill a motion";
- shoot down, defeat, vote down, vote out
- End or extinguish by forceful means
- stamp out
- Be fatal
"cigarettes kill"; "drunken driving kills"
- Be the source of great pain for
"These new shoes are killing me!"
- Overwhelm with hilarity, pleasure, or admiration
"The comedian was so funny, he was killing me!"
- (sport) hit with so much force as to make a return impossible, in racket games
"She killed the ball"
- (sport) hit with great force
"He killed the ball"
- Deprive of life
"AIDS has killed thousands in Africa"
- Cause the death of, without intention
"She was killed in the collision of three cars"
- Drink down entirely
"She killed a bottle of brandy that night";
- toss off, pop, bolt down, belt down, pour down, down, drink down
- Mark for deletion, rub off, or erase
"kill these lines in the President's speech";
- obliterate, wipe out
- Tire out completely
"The daily stress of her work is killing her"
- Cause to cease operating
"kill the engine"
- Destroy a vitally essential quality of or in
"Eating artichokes kills the taste of all other foods"
- The act of terminating a life
- killing, putting to death
- The destruction of an enemy plane, ship, tank or missile
"the pilot reported two kills during the mission"
- Something that has been killed
"the lion chased the leopard off its kill"
Derived forms: killed, killing, kills
See also: kill off
Type of: ache, be, beat, blackball, conclusion, cut, destroy, destruct, destruction, devastation, drink, end, ending, exhaust, fish out, hit, hurt, imbibe, negative, overcome, overpower, overtake, overwhelm, spifflicate, spiflicate, suffer, sweep over, switch off, take away, take out, terminate, termination, tucker [N. Amer], tucker out [N. Amer], turn off, turn out, uncreate [literary], veto, wash up
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