Thesaurus

homicides

noun
plural of homicide

Synonyms of homicides

1 the intentional and unlawful taking of another person's life
  • it was feared that the missing man was the victim of a homicide, but no clues as to his disappearance were ever found

Synonyms for homicides

Words Related to homicides

2 a person who kills another person
  • throughout the ages society has stigmatized the homicide

Synonyms for homicides

Words Related to homicides

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about homicides

Cite this Entry

“Homicides.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/homicides. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on homicides

Nglish: Translation of homicides for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of homicides for Arabic Speakers

Comments on homicides

What made you want to look up homicides? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Namesakes Word Quiz

  • a citrus fruit possibly named after a person
  • Which of the following is a fruit named after a Moroccan seaport?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

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