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'kill' - used as a noun
1. the act of terminating a life
2. the destruction of an enemy plane or ship or tank or missile
the pilot reported two kills during the mission

'kill' - used as a verb
3. 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. thwart the passage of
kill a motion
5. cause the death of, without intention
She was killed in the collision of three cars
6. end or extinguish by forceful means
7. be fatal
cigarettes kill
drunken driving kills
8. be the source of great pain for
These new shoes are killing me!
9. overwhelm with hilarity, pleasure, or admiration
The comedian was so funny, he was killing me!
10. hit with so much force as to make a return impossible, in racket games
She killed the ball
11. hit with great force
He killed the ball
12. deprive of life
AIDS has killed thousands in Africa
13. drink down entirely
She killed a bottle of brandy that night
14. mark for deletion, rub off, or erase
kill these lines in the President's speech
15. tire out completely
The daily stress of her work is killing her
16. cause to cease operating
kill the engine
17. destroy a vitally essential quality of or in
Eating artichokes kills the taste of all other foods

derived forms
1. Kill / Plural
kills
2. Kill / Past
killed
3. Kill / Third Person
kills
4. Kill / Present Participle
killing
Variations of 'kill'
 
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