Synonyms of 'lynch'
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To execute someone means to kill them as a punishment for a serious crime.
His father had been executed for treason.
If someone is hanged or if they hang, they are killed, usually as a punishment, by having a rope tied around their neck and the support taken away from under their feet.
The five were expected to be hanged at 7 am on Tuesday.
If a person, animal, or other living thing is killed, something or someone causes them to die.
More than 1,000 people have been killed by the armed forces.
do in (slang)
take out (slang)
wipe out (informal)
do away with
blow away (slang , US)
knock off (slang)
take (someone's) life
bump off (slang)
wipe from the face of the earth (informal)
Thesaurus for lynch from the Collins English Thesaurus
If an angry crowd of people lynch someone, they kill that person by hanging them, without letting them have a trial, because they believe that that person has committed a crime .