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Definition 1: unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for murder in the sense of this definition

(murder is a kind of ...) the killing of a human being by another human being

(... is a kind of murder ) killing a tyrant

(... is a kind of murder ) murder by shooting someone down in cold blood

(... is a kind of murder ) murdering an infant

(... is a kind of murder ) a murder carried out by an underworld syndicate

"it has all the earmarks of a Mafia hit"

(... is a kind of murder ) the act of killing from ambush

(... is a kind of murder ) the act of killing a king

(... is a kind of murder ) putting a person to death by mob action without due process of law

(... is a kind of murder ) the savage and excessive killing of many people

(... is a kind of murder ) the murder of a competitor

(... is a kind of murder ) the murder of your own son or daughter

(... is a kind of murder ) the murder of a wife by her husband

(... is a kind of murder ) the murder of your sibling

(... is a kind of murder ) the murder of a husband by his wife

(... is a kind of murder ) the murder of your own father or mother

(... is a kind of murder ) a murder carried out on agreement with a hired killer

(... is a kind of murder ) the shedding of blood resulting in murder

"he avenged the bloodshed of his kinsmen"

(... is a kind of murder ) murder of a public figure by surprise attack

(... is a kind of murder ) murder and robbery by thugs

Definition 2: alter so as to make unrecognizable - [verb of change]

Samples where murder or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The tourists murdered the French language

Synonyms for murder in the sense of this definition

(murder is a kind of ...) make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story

Samples where murder or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered

Synonyms for murder in the sense of this definition

(murder is a kind of ...) cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly

"This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank" "The farmer killed a pig for the holidays"

(... is a kind of murder ) murder without leaving a trace on the body

(... is a kind of murder ) murder in a planned fashion

"The Mafioso who collaborated with the police was executed"

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