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Definitions and Synonyms of put to death | Another word for put to death | What is put to death?

Samples where put to death or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • In some states, criminals are executed

Synonyms for put to death in the sense of this definition

(put to death 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"

(put to death is a kind of ...) impose a penalty on; inflict punishment on

"The students were penalized for showing up late for class" "we had to punish the dog for soiling the floor again"

(... is a kind of put to death ) kill by nailing onto a cross

"Jesus Christ was crucified"

(... is a kind of put to death ) execute by tying to a stake and setting alight

"Witches were burned in Salem"

(... is a kind of put to death ) kill by hanging

"The murderer was hanged on Friday"

(put to death has a similar meaning as ...) murder in a planned fashion

"The Mafioso who collaborated with the police was executed"

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