Definition of "kill" [kill]

  • (verb-transitive) To put to death.
  • (verb-transitive) To deprive of life: The Black Death was a disease that killed millions.
  • (verb-transitive) To put an end to; extinguish: The rain killed our plans for a picnic.
  • (verb-transitive) To destroy a vitally essential quality in: Too much garlic killed the taste of the meat.
  • (verb-transitive) To cause to cease operating; turn off: killed the motor.

Use "kill" in a sentence

  • "Each fellow pick his own man, and kill him, d'ye hear, _kill_ him! ""
  • "If the word kill is the major motivation for the lead character, then I say pass on developing this movie."
  • "Just to hear her say the word kill made my lungs tighten."

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