Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- S: (n) killing, kill, putting to death (the act of terminating a life)
- S: (n) kill (the destruction of an enemy plane or ship or tank or missile) "the pilot reported two kills during the mission"
- S: (n) kill (the body of an animal, or bodies of animals, killed by a person or another animal)
- S: (v) kill (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"
- S: (v) kill, shoot down, defeat, vote down, vote out (thwart the passage of) "kill a motion"; "he shot down the student's proposal"
- S: (v) stamp out, kill (end or extinguish by forceful means) "Stamp out poverty!"
- S: (v) kill (be fatal) "cigarettes kill"; "drunken driving kills"
- S: (v) kill (be the source of great pain for) "These new shoes are killing me!"
- S: (v) kill (overwhelm with hilarity, pleasure, or admiration) "The comedian was so funny, he was killing me!"
- S: (v) kill (hit with so much force as to make a return impossible, in racket games) "She killed the ball"
- S: (v) kill (hit with great force) "He killed the ball"
- S: (v) kill (deprive of life) "AIDS has killed thousands in Africa"
- S: (v) kill (cause the death of, without intention) "She was killed in the collision of three cars"
- S: (v) toss off, pop, bolt down, belt down, pour down, down, drink down, kill (drink down entirely) "He downed three martinis before dinner"; "She killed a bottle of brandy that night"; "They popped a few beer after work"
- S: (v) kill, obliterate, wipe out (mark for deletion, rub off, or erase) "kill these lines in the President's speech"
- S: (v) kill (tire out completely) "The daily stress of her work is killing her"
- S: (v) kill (cause to cease operating) "kill the engine"
- S: (v) kill (destroy a vitally essential quality of or in) "Eating artichokes kills the taste of all other foods"