Definition of slay
- slayed the audience
The knight slew the dragon.
millions have been slain worldwide by this dreadful disease
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do away with, make away with;
: to kill (someone or something) especially in a battle or war
: to kill (someone)
: to delight or amuse (someone) very much
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the quality or state of being insatiable
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