kill

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kill

verb

Definition of KILL

1
to deprive of life <during the war more soldiers were killed by disease than anything else>
Phrases do away with, do for [chiefly British], make away with
Antonyms animate
2
to reject by or as if by a vote <the Senate killed the bill by a single vote>
Near Antonyms admit, allow, approve, assent (to), pass, sanction; elect, support
Antonyms confirm, ratify
3
to show (something written) to be no longer valid by drawing a cross over or a line through it <I think that paragraph is irrelevant, so kill it>
Synonyms blue-pencil, cancel, cross (out), dele, delete, edit (out), elide, kill, scratch (out), strike (out), stroke (out)
Near Antonyms stet
4
to use up all the physical energy of <the long hike up the mountain just about killed us>
5
to attract or delight as if by magic <with his dark good looks he would positively kill the ladies>
6
to cause to stop functioning <kill the engine before it overheats>

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