Definition of 'kill'
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Many were injured or killed in the attempt. Times, Sunday Times (2017)They also carry infections which can kill dogs or make them seriously ill. The Sun (2016)You want to be happy after that but you also want to kill a few guys. The Sun (2016)How many innocent people could have been hurt or killed in that time? The Sun (2016)Wildlife officials have not released specific information on how many of the animals have been killed so far. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That can be key if you're protecting a lead but teams sometimes kill their attacking chances by slowing play down. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's turning into a war zone: people will end up being killed. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Drivers who kill or cause serious injury could face longer sentences, including life imprisonment, under government plans for tougher penalties. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Wealth ends up killing the thing it loves. Times, Sunday Times (2013)To kill animals for meat represents such an unnecessary taking of life. Phoenix From the Flame (1994)Each knew the other was determined to make the killing shot. THE HUNTING OF MAN (2004)Two other soldiers and a civilian were also killed. Times, Sunday Times (2006)You always need to be in the middle and wait for the chance to kill your opponent. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We want no part in killing civilians. Man of Honour (2007)T5 sees a woman killing time in a nondescript airport hotel room. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He is challenged to kill an animal himself. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Would you kill yourself to destroy the enemy? The Sun (2007)If innocents are killed it will cause more problems. The Sun (2013)They try to kill and eat you. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Somebody is going to get killed or seriously injured. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Then the script called for the characters to hunt and kill a deer. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Suicide More than twice as many men kill themselves than do women. Know Your Own Mind (1991)You're just killing it to make room for the next generation. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'kill'
British English: kill /kɪl/ VERB
If a person, animal, or other living thing is killed, something or someone causes them to die.
Six people have been killed in a road crash.
The earthquake killed 62 people.
- American English: kill
- Arabic: يَقْتُلُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: matar
- Chinese: 杀死
- Croatian: ubiti
- Czech: zabít
- Danish: dræbe
- Dutch: doden
- European Spanish: matar
- Finnish: tappaa
- French: tuer
- German: töten
- Greek: σκοτώνω
- Italian: uccidere
- Japanese: 殺す
- Korean: 죽이다
- Norwegian: drepe
- Polish: zabić
- European Portuguese: matar
- Romanian: a omorî
- Russian: убивать
- Spanish: matar
- Swedish: döda
- Thai: ถูกฆ่า
- Turkish: öldürmek
- Ukrainian: вбивати
- Vietnamese: giết
Definition of kill from the Collins English Dictionary
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