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Definition of "commit suicide" [commit suicide]

  • To kill oneself; to take one's own life. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "commit suicide" in a sentence
  • "Captain Imlay having deserted her, she tried to commit suicide at Putney Bridge, but was rescued."
  • "On the contrary, his pity was aroused by Sandeau's precarious position and by the recent separation between Madame Dudevant and this first of her lovers, who did his best to commit suicide by swallowing a dose of acetate of morphia."
  • "Once, she'd declared a "pan-pan" — indicating an urgency situation — when an unfortunate flock of pelicans decided to commit suicide in her number two engine and clog up her pitot tube to boot."
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