HyperDic: massacre

English > 2 senses of the word massacre:
VERBchangemassacre, slaughter, mow downkill a large number of people indiscriminately
NOUNactmassacre, slaughter, mass murder, carnage, butcherythe savage and excessive killing of many people
massacre > pronunciation
Soundsmae'sahker
Rhymesacre / Acre ... Zocor: 182 rhymes with ker...
English > massacre: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe savage and excessive killing of many people.
Synonymsslaughter, mass murder, carnage, butchery
InstancesAlamoA siege and massacre at a mission in San Antonio in 1836
Little Bighorn, Battle of Little Bighorn, Battle of the Little Bighorn, Custer's Last StandA battle in Montana near the Little Bighorn River between United States cavalry / cavalry under Custer and several groups of Native Americans (1876)
Narrowerbloodbath, bloodletting, bloodshed, battueindiscriminate slaughter
Broadermurder, slaying, executionunlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being
Spanishcarnaje, carnicería, masacre, matanza, mortandad
Catalancarnatge, carnisseria, massacre, matança
Verbsmassacrekill a large number of people indiscriminately
English > massacre: 2 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningkill a large number of people indiscriminately.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelThey want to massacre the prisoners
Example"The Hutus massacred the Tutsis in Rwanda"
Synonymsslaughter, mow down
BroaderkillCause to die
Spanishcarnear, exterminar, masacrar, matar
Catalanexterminar, massacrar
Nounsmassacrethe savage and excessive killing of many people

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