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Definitions for (noun) kill

Main entry: kill Definition: the destruction of an enemy plane or ship or tank or missile Usage: the pilot reported two kills during the mission

Main entry: kill, killing, putting to death Definition: the act of terminating a life

Definitions for (verb) kill

Main entry: kill, stamp out Definition: end or extinguish by forceful means Usage: Stamp out poverty!

Main entry: kill Definition: destroy a vitally essential quality of or in Usage: Eating artichokes kills the taste of all other foods

Main entry: kill Definition: cause to cease operating Usage: kill the engine

Main entry: kill Definition: tire out completely Usage: The daily stress of her work is killing her

Main entry: wipe out, obliterate, kill Definition: mark for deletion, rub off, or erase Usage: kill these lines in the President's speech

Main entry: toss off, down, drink down, belt down, bolt down, pop, pour down, kill Definition: drink down entirely Usage: He downed three martinis before dinner; She killed a bottle of brandy that night; They popped a few beer after work

Main entry: kill Definition: cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly Usage: This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank; The farmer killed a pig for the holidays

Main entry: kill Definition: cause the death of, without intention Usage: She was killed in the collision of three cars

Main entry: kill Definition: deprive of life Usage: AIDS has killed thousands in Africa

Main entry: kill Definition: hit with great force Usage: He killed the ball

Main entry: kill Definition: hit with so much force as to make a return impossible, in racket games Usage: She killed the ball

Main entry: kill Definition: overwhelm with hilarity, pleasure, or admiration Usage: The comedian was so funny, he was killing me!

Main entry: kill Definition: be the source of great pain for Usage: These new shoes are killing me!

Main entry: vote down, vote out, defeat, shoot down, kill Definition: thwart the passage of Usage: kill a motion; he shot down the student's proposal

Main entry: kill Definition: be fatal Usage: cigarettes kill; drunken driving kills