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