Kill - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- the destruction of an enemy plane or ship or tank or missile
- the body of an animal, or bodies of animals, killed by a person or another animal
- thwart the passage of (syn: defeat, shoot down, vote down)
- end or extinguish by forceful means (syn: stamp out)
- be fatal
- be the source of great pain for
- hit with so much force as to make a return impossible, in racket games
- hit with great force
- deprive of life
- cause the death of, without intention
- drink down entirely (syn: down, drink down, pop, toss off)
- mark for deletion, rub off, or erase (syn: obliterate, wipe out)
- tire out completely
- cause to cease operating
- destroy a vitally essential quality of or in
The disease has killed thousands of people.
Three people were killed in the accident.
A chemical that kills weeds
A disease that can kill
Taking drugs to kill the pain
Despite protests, the mayor killed the program.
The committee killed the bill.
This delay has killed our chances of finishing the project on schedule.
She told him to kill the lights.
The prisoners killed a guard during the escape.
She dressed up to kill all other girls.
She just killed the audience.
It nearly killed me.
His constant failures killed his ambition.
I killed the pain with drugs.
present participle: killing
past tense: killed
past participle: killed