kill
noun.
the act of terminating a life
noun.
the destruction of an enemy plane or ship or tank or missile
the pilot reported two kills during the mission
noun.
the body of an animal, or bodies of animals, killed by a person or another animal
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
verb.
thwart the passage of
kill a motion|he shot down the student's proposal
verb.
end or extinguish by forceful means
Stamp out poverty!
Synonym: stamp out
verb.
be fatal
cigarettes kill|drunken driving kills
verb.
be the source of great pain for
These new shoes are killing me!
verb.
overwhelm with hilarity, pleasure, or admiration
The comedian was so funny, he was killing me!
verb.
hit with so much force as to make a return impossible, in racket games
She killed the ball
verb.
hit with great force
He killed the ball
verb.
deprive of life
AIDS has killed thousands in Africa
verb.
cause the death of, without intention
She was killed in the collision of three cars
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
verb.
mark for deletion, rub off, or erase
kill these lines in the President's speech
verb.
tire out completely
The daily stress of her work is killing her
verb.
cause to cease operating
kill the engine
verb.
destroy a vitally essential quality of or in
Eating artichokes kills the taste of all other foods