killthe act of terminating a life ; the destruction of an enemy plane or ship or tank or missile; the body of an animal, or bodies of animals, killed by a person or another animal ; cause to die; thwart the passage of; end or extinguish by forceful means; be fatal; be the source of great pain for; overwhelm with hilarity, pleasure, or admiration; hit with so much force as to make a return impossible, in racket games; hit with great force; deprive of life; cause the death of, without intention; drink down entirely; mark for deletion, rub off, or erase; tire out completely; cause to cease operating; destroy a vitally essential quality of or in
shoot down move quickly and violently; shoot at and force to come down; thwart the passage of
vote down thwart the passage of; vote against
vote out thwart the passage of
defeat as in an unsuccessful ending to a struggle or contest
"it was a narrow defeat"
"the army's only defeat"
"they suffered a convincing licking"
licking an unsuccessful ending to a struggle or contest; the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
defeat as in the feeling that accompanies an experience of being thwarted in attaining your goals
frustrationthe feeling that accompanies an experience of being thwarted in attaining your goals ; an act of hindering someone's plans or efforts ; a feeling of annoyance at being hindered or criticized