HyperDic: murder

English > 3 senses of the word murder:
NOUNactmurder, slaying, executionunlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being
VERBsocialmurder, slay, hit, dispatch, bump off, off, polish off, removekill intentionally and with premeditation
changemurder, mangle, mutilatealter so as to make unrecognizable
murder > pronunciation
Soundsmer'der
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English > murder: 3 senses > noun 1, act
Meaningunlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being.
Synonymsslaying, execution
Narrowerassassinationmurder of a public figure by surprise attack
bloodshed, goreThe shedding of blood resulting in murder
contract killingA murder carried out on agreement with a hired killer
dry-gulchingThe act of killing from ambush
elimination, liquidationThe murder of a competitor
filicideThe murder of your own son or daughter
fratricideThe murder of your sibling
hitA murder carried out by an underworld syndicate
infanticidemurdering an infant
lynchingputting a person to death by mob action without due process of law
mariticideThe murder of a husband by his wife
parricideThe murder of your own father or mother
regicideThe act of killing a king
shoot-downmurder by shooting someone down in cold blood
slaughter, massacre, mass murder, carnage, butcheryThe savage and excessive killing of many people
thuggeemurder and robbery by thugs
tyrannicidekilling a tyrant
uxoricideThe murder of a wife by her husband
BroaderhomicideThe killing of a human being by another human being
Spanishasesinato, homicidio
Catalanassassinat, homicidi
Adjectivesmurderouscharacteristic of or capable / capable of or having a tendency toward killing another human being
Verbsmurderkill intentionally and with premeditation
English > murder: 3 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningkill intentionally and with premeditation.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelThey want to murder the prisoners
Example"The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered"
Synonymsslay, hit, dispatch, bump off, off, polish off, remove
Narrowerburkemurder without leaving a trace on the body
executemurder in a planned fashion
BroaderkillCause to die
Spanishasesinar, borrar, cargarse, despachar, echarse, eliminar, matar, matar violentamente, quitar de enmedio
Catalanassassinar, carregar-se, eliminar, treure de'n mig
Nounsmurderunlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being
murderera criminal who commits homicide (who performs the unlawful / unlawful / unlawful premeditated killing of another human being)
English > murder: 3 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningalter so as to make unrecognizable.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The tourists murdered the French language"
Synonymsmangle, mutilate
Broaderfalsify, distort, garble, warpmake false by mutilation or addition
Spanishasesinar, mutilar

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