kill two birds with one stone

Definition of kill two birds with one stone

  1. :  to achieve two things by doing a single action We can kill two birds with one stone by dropping off the mail when we go the grocery store.

Word by Word Definitions

killplay
  1. :  to deprive of life :  cause the death of

    :  to slaughter (an animal) for food

    :  to convert a food animal into (a kind of meat) by slaughtering

  1. :  an act or instance of killing

    :  a decisive act that conclusively secures something (such as a deal or win)

    :  something killed: such as

  1. :  channel, creek

  1. :  being one more than one in number

  1. :  two countable individuals not specified

    :  a small approximate number of indicated things

  1. :  the second in a set or series

    :  a 2-dollar bill

    :  something having two units or members

birdplay birds
  1. :  the young of a feathered vertebrate

    :  any of a class (Aves) of warm-blooded vertebrates distinguished by having the body more or less completely covered with feathers and the forelimbs modified as wings

    :  a game bird

  1. :  to observe or identify wild birds in their habitats

stoneplay
  1. :  a concretion of earthy or mineral matter:

    :  such a concretion of indeterminate size or shape

    :  rock

  1. :  to hurl stones at

    :  to kill by pelting with stones

    :  to make hard or insensitive to feeling

  1. :  entirely, utterly

  1. :  of, relating to, or made of stone

    :  absolute, utter


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