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  1. [noun] the act of terminating a life
    Synonyms: ing, putting to death

  2. [noun] the destruction of an enemy plane or ship or tank or missile; "the pilot reported two kills during the mission"

  3. [verb] cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly; "This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank"; "The farmer killed a pig for the holidays"

  4. [verb] thwart the passage of; "kill a motion"; "he shot down the student's proposal"
    Synonyms: shoot down, defeat, vote down, vote out

  5. [verb] cause the death of, without intention; "She was killed in the collision of three cars"

  6. [verb] end or extinguish by forceful means; "Stamp out poverty!"
    Synonyms: stamp out

  7. [verb] be fatal; "cigarettes kill"; "drunken driving kills"

  8. [verb] be the source of great pain for; "These new shoes are killing me!"

  9. [verb] overwhelm with hilarity, pleasure, or admiration; "The comedian was so funny, he was killing me!"

  10. [verb] hit with so much force as to make a return impossible, in racket games; "She killed the ball"

  11. [verb] hit with great force; "He killed the ball"

  12. [verb] deprive of life; "AIDS has killed thousands in Africa"

  13. [verb] drink down entirely; "He downed three martinis before dinner"; "She killed a bottle of brandy that night"; "They popped a few beer after work"
    Synonyms: toss off, pop, bolt down, belt down, pour down, down, drink down

  14. [verb] mark for deletion, rub off, or erase; "kill these lines in the President's speech"
    Synonyms: obliterate, wipe out

  15. [verb] tire out completely; "The daily stress of her work is killing her"

  16. [verb] cause to cease operating; "kill the engine"

  17. [verb] destroy a vitally essential quality of or in; "Eating artichokes kills the taste of all other foods"


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