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Synonyms for kill

Synonyms for (noun) kill

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

Similar words: devastation, destruction Definition: the termination of something by causing so much damage to it that it cannot be repaired or no longer exists

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

Similar words: termination, conclusion, ending Definition: the act of ending something Usage: the termination of the agreement

Synonyms for (verb) kill

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

Similar words: end, terminate Definition: bring to an end or halt Usage: She ended their friendship when she found out that he had once been convicted of a crime; The attack on Poland terminated the relatively peaceful period after WW I

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

Similar words: destroy, destruct Definition: do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of Usage: The fire destroyed the house

Synonyms: kill Definition: cause to cease operating Usage: kill the engine

Similar words: turn off, turn out, switch off, cut Definition: cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch Usage: Turn off the stereo, please; cut the engine; turn out the lights

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

Similar words: wash up, exhaust, beat, tucker, tucker out Definition: wear out completely Usage: This kind of work exhausts me; I'm beat; He was all washed up after the exam

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

Similar words: take away, take out Definition: take out or remove Usage: take out the chicken after adding the vegetables

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: imbibe, drink Definition: take in liquids Usage: The patient must drink several liters each day; The children like to drink soda

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

Similar words: hit Definition: cause to move by striking Usage: hit a ball

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

Similar words: hit Definition: cause to move by striking Usage: hit a ball

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

Similar words: sweep over, overtake, overwhelm, overcome, overpower, whelm Definition: overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli

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

Similar words: ache, hurt, suffer Definition: feel physical pain Usage: Were you hurting after the accident?

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

Similar words: veto, negative, blackball Definition: vote against; refuse to endorse; refuse to assent Usage: The President vetoed the bill

Synonyms: kill Definition: be fatal Usage: cigarettes kill; drunken driving kills

Similar words: be Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer