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Meaning of kill

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: the act of terminating a life [syn: {killing}, {kill},
           {putting to death}]
      2: the destruction of an enemy plane or ship or tank or missile;
         "the pilot reported two kills during the mission"
      v 1: 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"
      2: thwart the passage of; "kill a motion"; "he shot down the
         student's proposal" [syn: {kill}, {shoot down}, {defeat},
         {vote down}, {vote out}]
      3: end or extinguish by forceful means; "Stamp out poverty!"
         [syn: {stamp out}, {kill}]
      4: be fatal; "cigarettes kill"; "drunken driving kills"
      5: be the source of great pain for; "These new shoes are killing
      6: overwhelm with hilarity, pleasure, or admiration; "The
         comedian was so funny, he was killing me!"
      7: hit with so much force as to make a return impossible, in
         racket games; "She killed the ball"
      8: hit with great force; "He killed the ball"
      9: deprive of life; "AIDS has killed thousands in Africa"
      10: cause the death of, without intention; "She was killed in
          the collision of three cars"
      11: drink down entirely; "He downed three martinis before
          dinner"; "She killed a bottle of brandy that night"; "They
          popped a few beer after work" [syn: {toss off}, {pop}, {bolt
          down}, {belt down}, {pour down}, {down}, {drink down},
      12: mark for deletion, rub off, or erase; "kill these lines in
          the President's speech" [syn: {kill}, {obliterate}, {wipe
      13: tire out completely; "The daily stress of her work is
          killing her"
      14: cause to cease operating; "kill the engine"
      15: destroy a vitally essential quality of or in; "Eating
          artichokes kills the taste of all other foods"

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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