commit suicide


: to kill oneself

Examples of commit suicide in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Dulos was charged with murder in connection to his wife’s death but died on Jan. 30, 2020, after attempting to commit suicide at his Farmington home. Taylor Hartz, Hartford Courant, 11 Jan. 2024 An estimated 17 to 24 veterans commit suicide per day. Rachel Nuwer, Scientific American, 5 Jan. 2024 McRae saw cellmates get murdered and commit suicide. Christopher Ketcham, Harper's Magazine, 1 Nov. 2023 The arrest affidavit claims the messages included threats to commit drive-by shootings, a mass shooting in Lake County and to commit suicide. Stepheny Price, Fox News, 6 Nov. 2023 Three videos were posted on YouTube, showing three different perspectives of the incident that began at about 9 p.m., June 3, when state police responded to a report that a man had called a crisis hotline threatening to commit suicide. Sherry Greenfield, Baltimore Sun, 11 Aug. 2023 According to the organization, LGBTQ youth are more than four times as likely to commit suicide. Ethan Millman, Rolling Stone, 9 Nov. 2023 And unfortunately, those are just the type of people that tend to commit suicide. Allie Weintraub, ABC News, 5 Sep. 2023 Jennifer Crumbley told Ethan that his dad was at a waterfall threatening to commit suicide, Anacker said. Gina Kaufman, Detroit Free Press, 18 Aug. 2023 See More

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'commit suicide.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Dictionary Entries Near commit suicide

Cite this Entry

“Commit suicide.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

Last Updated: - Updated example sentences
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!