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kill

kill as in the act of terminating a life

    Synonyms

    • killingvery funny; an event that causes someone to die ; the act of terminating a life ; a very large profit
    • putting to deaththe act of terminating a life
    kill as in the destruction of an enemy plane or ship or tank or missile
    • "the pilot reported two kills during the mission"
    kill as in the body of an animal, or bodies of animals, killed by a person or another animal
      kill as in 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"
      kill as in thwart the passage of
      • "kill a motion"
      • "he shot down the student's proposal"

      Synonyms

      • shoot downmove quickly and violently; shoot at and force to come down; thwart the passage of
      • defeatan unsuccessful ending to a struggle or contest; the feeling that accompanies an experience of being thwarted in attaining your goals ; win a victory over; thwart the passage of
      • vote downthwart the passage of; vote against
      • vote outthwart the passage of
      kill as in end or extinguish by forceful means
      • "Stamp out poverty!"

      Synonyms

      • stamp outend or extinguish by forceful means
      kill as in be fatal
      • "cigarettes kill"
      • "drunken driving kills"
      kill as in be the source of great pain for
      • "These new shoes are killing me!"
      kill as in overwhelm with hilarity, pleasure, or admiration
      • "The comedian was so funny, he was killing me!"
      kill as in hit with so much force as to make a return impossible, in racket games
      • "She killed the ball"
      kill as in hit with great force
      • "He killed the ball"
      kill as in deprive of life
      • "AIDS has killed thousands in Africa"
      kill as in cause the death of, without intention
      • "She was killed in the collision of three cars"
      kill as in drink down entirely
      • "He downed three martinis before dinner"
      • "She killed a bottle of brandy that night"
      • "They popped a few beer after work"

      Synonyms

      • toss offwrite quickly; drink down entirely
      • poplike a pop or with a pop; (of music or art) new and of general appeal (especially among young people) ; an informal term for a father; a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring; a sharp explosive sound as from a gunshot or drawing a cork ; music of general appeal to teenagers; bulge outward; hit a pop-fly; make a sharp explosive noise; fire a weapon with a loud explosive noise; cause to make a sharp explosive sound; appear suddenly or unexpectedly; put or thrust suddenly and forcefully; release suddenly; hit or strike; drink down entirely; take drugs, especially orally; cause to burst with a loud, explosive sound; burst open with a sharp, explosive sound
      • bolt downdrink down entirely; eat a large amount of food quickly
      • belt downdrink down entirely
      • pour downdrink down entirely
      • downspatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position; away from a more central or a more northerly place; paid in cash at time of purchase; from an earlier time; to a lower intensity; in an inactive or inoperative state; soft fine feathers ; (American football) a complete play to advance the football; English physician who first described Down's syndrome (1828-1896) ; (usually plural) a rolling treeless highland with little soil ; fine soft dense hair (as the fine short hair of cattle or deer or the wool of sheep or the undercoat of certain dogs) ; being or moving lower in position or less in some value; extending or moving from a higher to a lower place; becoming progressively lower; being put out by a strikeout; understood perfectly; lower than previously; shut; not functioning (temporarily or permanently); filled with melancholy and despondency; drink down entirely; eat up completely, as with great appetite; bring down or defeat (an opponent) ; shoot at and force to come down; cause to come or go down; improve or perfect by pruning or polishing
      • drink downdrink down entirely
      kill as in mark for deletion, rub off, or erase
      • "kill these lines in the President's speech"

      Synonyms

      • obliteratereduced to nothingness ; mark for deletion, rub off, or erase; make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing; remove completely from recognition or memory; do away with completely, without leaving a trace
      • wipe outuse up (resources or materials); kill in large numbers; eliminate completely and without a trace; remove from memory or existence; mark for deletion, rub off, or erase; wipe out the effect of something
      kill as in tire out completely
      • "The daily stress of her work is killing her"
      kill as in cause to cease operating
      • "kill the engine"
      kill as in destroy a vitally essential quality of or in
      • "Eating artichokes kills the taste of all other foods"