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Synonyms for slaughter

Synonyms for (noun) slaughter

Synonyms: slaughter Definition: the killing of animals (as for food)

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

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: slaughter, whipping, walloping, trouncing, thrashing, debacle, drubbing Definition: a sound defeat

Similar words: licking, defeat Definition: an unsuccessful ending to a struggle or contest Usage: it was a narrow defeat; the army's only defeat; they suffered a convincing licking

Synonyms for (verb) slaughter

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

Synonyms: slaughter, butcher Definition: kill (animals) usually for food consumption Usage: They slaughtered their only goat to survive the winter

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