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Synonyms for MURDER
ˈmɜr dərmur·der

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Wiktionary2.8 / 4 votes

  1. murderverb

    To deliberately kill (a person or persons).

    There have been ten unsolved murders this year alone.

    Synonyms:
    assassinate, manslaughter, assassination, massacre, kill, slaughter

  2. murderverb

    To defeat decisively.

    Our team is going to murder them.

    Synonyms:
    wipe the floor with, thrash, trounce

  3. murdernoun

    To kick someone's ass or chew someone out (used to express one’s anger at somebody).

    He's torn my best shirt. When I see him, I'll murder him!

    Synonyms:
    kill

  4. murderverb

    to devour, ravish.

    I could murder a hamburger right now.

    Synonyms:
    flock

English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. murder

    To kill is simply to deprive of life, human, animal, or vegetable, with no suggestion of how or why. Assassinate, execute, murder, apply only to the taking of human life; to murder is to kill with premeditation and malicious intent; to execute is to kill in fulfilment of a legal sentence; to assassinate is to kill by assault; this word is chiefly applied to the killing of public or eminent persons through alleged political motives, whether secretly or openly. To slay is to kill by a blow, or by a weapon. Butcher and slaughter apply primarily to the killing of cattle; massacre is applied primarily and almost exclusively to human beings, signifying to kill them indiscriminately in large numbers; to massacre is said when there is no chance of successful resistance; to butcher when the killing is especially brutal; soldiers mown down in a hopeless charge are said to be slaughtered when no brutality on the enemy's part is implied. To despatch is to kill swiftly and in general quietly, always with intention, with or without right.

    Synonyms:
    assassinate, butcher, despatch, execute, kill, massacre, put to death, slaughter, slay

    Preposition:
    To kill with or by sword, famine, pestilence, care, grief, etc.; killed for his money, by a robber, with a dagger.

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. murder, slaying, executionverb

    unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being

    Synonyms:
    slaying, performance, carrying into action, death penalty, implementation, execution, instruction execution, capital punishment, execution of instrument, executing, carrying out, murder, writ of execution

  2. murder, slay, hit, dispatch, bump off, off, polish off, removeverb

    kill intentionally and with premeditation

    "The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered"

    Synonyms:
    shoot, dispatch, despatch, complete, wrap up, hit, arrive at, transfer, attain, send off, finish up, reach, eat up, take out, move out, get rid of, strike, score, finish, make, polish off, collide with, gain, mangle, withdraw, tally, off, finish off, absent, run into, stumble, slay, impinge on, clear up, murder, rack up, mutilate, mop up, discharge, come to, take away, take, pip, get through, bump off, remove

  3. mangle, mutilate, murderverb

    alter so as to make unrecognizable

    "The tourists murdered the French language"

    Synonyms:
    polish off, maul, slay, cut up, dispatch, mar, off, mutilate, remove, hit, bump off, murder, mangle

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. murdernoun

    Synonyms:
    homicide (with malice), slaughter, massacre, ASSASSINATION, butchery, MANSLAUGHTER

  2. murderverb

    Synonyms:
    kill (with malice), slay, ASSASSINATE, despatch, put to death

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words5.0 / 1 vote

  1. murdernoun

    Synonyms:
    homicide

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How to use MURDER in a sentence?

  1. Weekend Update:

    Who can forget the time the president tried to murder Congress? apparently Congress can.

  2. Assistant District Attorney Melissa Woodward:

    This was by all accounts a double murder with a pitiful feigned suicide attempt by the defendant.

  3. Orson Welles:

    In Italy for thirty years under the Borgias they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed but they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and the Renaissance. In Switzerland, they had brotherly love they had five hundred years of democracy and peace and what did that produce The cuckoo clock.

  4. Policesay Vandagriff:

    He's never one you would picture to have a violent bone in his body, he works as a personal trainer and a bartender and always had that personality of that super social super talk to anybody, go to the bar, talk to any girl, pick up any girl, whatever. Bryant worked as a bartender at UrbanCowboySaloon, a gay bar in Fort Worth. He was fired after he didn't show up for work on Sunday. GrapevinePoliceand the FBI, dressed in hazmat suits, searched for evidence at Bryan’s home. Police confirmed to FOX 4 they found Vandagriff's purse in a trash can in front of his house. Bryant is charged with a charge of capital murder, which is a capital felony.

  5. President Putin:

    This is only a glimpse of the many times Donald Trump has contradicted or questioned findings from the intelligence community on the subject of Russian interference in the 2016 election. Read more : Donald Trump vs. US intelligence on Russian election interferenceUkraine meddlingWhile dismissing the findings of the US intelligence community on Russian interference, Donald Trump has pushed an alternative narrative that the Ukrainian government was the real culprit in 2016 US election meddling. That theory runs contrary to existing evidence and US intelligence, and was publicly debunked by a top national security adviser during the House impeachment hearings last year. Furthermore, US intelligence officials believe this theory originates with Russia, and is intended to shift the blame.In December The Washington Post reported that, according to a former senior White House official, Donald Trump said he was sure Ukraine had meddled in the election because the murder of Jamal Khashoggi In October 2018, reports circulated that The Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi had been murdered at the Saudi Arabian consulate in Turkey. Within a month, the CIA concluded with high confidence that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had directed Khashoggi's murder, which was conducted by members of bin Salman's inner circle. But Donald Trump refused to accept that Donald Trump ally was in any way responsible for Khashoggi's murder, ignoring what the intelligence community was telling him.In a November 2018 statement issued days after the release of the CIA's report, Donald Trump said that.


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  • moordAfrikaans
  • قتل, قَتْل, اِغْتِيَالArabic
  • öldürmək, cinayətAzerbaijani
  • забо́йстваBelarusian
  • уби́йствоBulgarian
  • assassinat, assassinarCatalan, Valencian
  • vražda, porod, zabít, sprovodit ze světa, zavraždit, zničit, hejnoCzech
  • lladd, llofruddio, llofruddiaethWelsh
  • smadre, myrde, mord, slå ihjel, kvæleDanish
  • mörderisch, ermorden, umbringen, MordGerman
  • φονεύω, ανθρωποκτονία, δολοφονία, φόνος, δολοφονώ, σκοτώνωGreek
  • murdoEsperanto
  • asesinato, asesinar, devorarSpanish
  • mõrv, roim, mõrvama, roimama, tapmaEstonian
  • قتلPersian
  • murha, murhata, parvi, murhaavaFinnish
  • meurtre, homicideFrench
  • mort, murtScottish Gaelic
  • רֶצַח, רצח, הביס, הביע כעס, זעם, טרף, סיוט, להקת עורביםHebrew
  • हत्याHindi
  • gyilkosság, meggyilkolHungarian
  • սպանություն, սպանելArmenian
  • pembunuhanIndonesian
  • morð, myrða, rústaIcelandic
  • massacrare, omicidio, assassinio, assassinare, delitto, distruggereItalian
  • 殺人, 殺す, 殺害するJapanese
  • მკვლელობაGeorgian
  • សម្លាប់Khmer
  • 살인, 殺人, 살인죄Korean
  • адам өлтүрүүKyrgyz
  • occidereLatin
  • ຄາດຕະກຳLao
  • žmogžudystė, nužudymas, užmuštiLithuanian
  • slepkavība, noslepkavot, slepkavotLatvian
  • убиствоMacedonian
  • കൊലപാതകം, കൊല, ഹത്യMalayalam
  • pembunuhanMalay
  • လူသတ်မှုBurmese
  • moord, de grond in boren, vermoorden, moordenDutch
  • overlagt, ta knekken på, drepe, mord, myrde, drapNorwegian
  • morderstwo, zabójstwo, zamordować, zabićPolish
  • homicídio, tortura, detonar, assassinato, devorar, massacrar, destroçar, assassínio, assassinar, destruir, acabar comPortuguese
  • crimă, asasinatRomanian
  • убива́ть, уби́йство, уби́ть, разгроми́тьRussian
  • убоство, ubistvo, уморство, ùbiti, umórstvo, убити, vrane, zgromiti, умо̀рити, ùbōjstvo, umòriti, убиство, убојствоSerbo-Croatian
  • vražda, zavraždiť, vraždiťSlovak
  • umor, umoritiSlovene
  • mord, sluka, mörda, dödaSwedish
  • హత్యTelugu
  • куштор, қатл, одамкушӣTajik
  • ฆาตกรรมThai
  • adam öldürme, cinayet, öldürmek, katletmekTurkish
  • вби́вствоUkrainian
  • tàn sát, giết người, vụ giết người, ám sát, vụ ám sát, giếtVietnamese
  • מאָרדYiddish
  • ìpànìyànYoruba
  • 謀殺Chinese

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