Definition for kill

verb as in turn off; cancel

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Example Sentences

Warren first began thinking about how brands and gamers overlap in 2011, when he started a gaming-focused media company called Kill Screen.

From Digiday

As the coronavirus continues to infect millions and kill hundreds of thousands in the United States, returning kids to their scholastic normalcy is proving to be a halting, difficult process.

It also stops mice from squeaking, mostly because a good shot of it will kill a mouse.

Republicans have pushed back heavily against the $15 minimum-wage proposal, saying it would kill jobs and hurt small businesses.

Specifically because this was where, in 1954, Pedro Rodrigues Filho, later called “Killer Petey,” was born with a bruised skull, thanks to all the times his father tried to kill his mother while she was pregnant with him.

From Ozy

Without it, they say, the disease would surely kill her within two years.

That ground hold was to stop you flying through weather that could kill you and everyone else aboard.

Even a relatively small 250-pound bomb could kill or injure friendly troops who are within 650 feet of the explosion.

What responsibility was taken by cops when they kill unjustly?

By the way, I saw Good Kill at Venice and really enjoyed it.

It was little better than coal dust, and would not carry a ball fifty paces to kill or wound.

He could not bear to open his dreadful situation to his Uncle David, nor to kill himself, nor to defy the vengeance of Longcluse.

At last his anxiety reached a point where he was positive that if he received an adverse decision, it would surely kill him.

It was a very dangerous one, too, and sometimes lives were sacrificed in his efforts to capture or to kill this fierce wild beast.

Soldiers called out, and they gave two unfortunates leaden food enough to kill them.


On this page you'll find 217 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to kill, such as: assassinate, drown, execute, get, hit, and massacre.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.