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