Synonyms and Antonyms of homicide

  1. 1 the intentional and unlawful taking of another person's life the missing man was thought to be the victim of a homicide, but his body was never found Synonyms blood, foul play, murder, rubout, slaying Related Words chance-medley, killing, manslaughter; bloodshed, butchery, carnage, decimation, destruction, massacre, slaughter; assassination, execution, hit; euthanasia, mercy killing; filicide, fratricide, matricide, parricide, patricide, regicide, uxoricide

  2. 2 a person who kills another person throughout the ages society has stigmatized the homicide Synonyms cutthroat, assassin, killer, manslayer, murdererRelated Words bravo, hit man, torpedo, triggerman; butcher, executioner, massacrer, slaughterer, slayer; murderess

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a dividing ridge between drainage areas

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