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Synonyms for massacre

Synonyms for (noun) massacre

Synonyms: slaughter, butchery, carnage, mass murder, massacre Definition: the savage and excessive killing of many people

Similar words: execution, slaying, murder Definition: unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being

Synonyms for (verb) massacre

Synonyms: massacre, slaughter, mow down Definition: kill a large number of people indiscriminately Usage: The Hutus massacred the Tutsis in Rwanda

Similar words: 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