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Definition of Kill

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slaughtering; hunting; prey; command on nickserv applied to a specific name which prevents another person from entering under the same name (Internet)
murder; destroy; neutralize; waste; frustrate, thwart; cancel an operation, stop a procedure, end a task in a multitasking operating system (Computers); prevent the display of a message on the Internet which contains a certain term (Computers)
Kill Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
English-Latin Online Dictionary
caedo, iuguolo
Glossary of Technical Theatre Terms
To switch off (a light/sound effect); to strike/remove (a prop).
Jon Primrose
Glossary of Comedy Nomenclature
to give an excellent comedy performance.
Kill Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(v. t.)
To destroy; to ruin; as, to kill one's chances; to kill the sale of a book.
  
(v. t.)
To destroy the effect of; to counteract; to neutralize; as, alkali kills acid.
  
(v. t.)
To deprive of life, animal or vegetable, in any manner or by any means; to render inanimate; to put to death; to slay.
  
(v. t.)
To cause to cease; to quell; to calm; to still; as, in seamen's language, a shower of rain kills the wind.
  
(n.)
A kiln.
  
(n.)
A channel or arm of the sea; a river; a stream; as, the channel between Staten Island and Bergen Neck is the Kill van Kull, or the Kills; -- used also in composition; as, Schuylkill, Catskill, etc.
  
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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kill
\kill\ (?), n. a kiln. [obs.]
kill
\kill\, n. [d. kil.] a channel or arm of the sea; a river; a stream; as, the channel between staten island and bergen neck is the kill van kull, or the kills; -- used also in composition; as, schuylkill, catskill, etc.
kill
\kill\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. killed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. killing.] [oe. killen, kellen, cullen, to kill, strike; perh. the same word as cwellen, quellen, to kill (cf. quell), or perh. rather akin to icel. kolla to hit in the head, harm, kollr top, summit, head, sw. kulle, d. kollen to kill with the ax.]
1. to deprive of life, animal or vegetable, in any manner or by any means; to render inanimate; to put to death; to slay. ah, kill me with thy weapon, not with words !
2. to destroy; to ruin; as, to kill one's chances; to kill the sale of a book. "to kill thine honor." her lively color kill'd with deadly cares.
3. to cause to cease; to quell; to calm; to still; as, in seamen's language, a shower of rain kills the wind. be comforted, good madam; the great rage, you see, is killed in him.
4. to destroy the effect of; to counteract; to neutralize; as, alkali kills acid.


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 kill oneself 
 kill off 
The Phrase Finder
Origin
Many instances in the Bible.
Exodus 20:13. Thou shalt not kill.
Deuteronomy 5:17. Thou shalt not kill.
Matthew 5:21. Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time, Thou shalt not kill; and whosoever shall kill shall be in danger of the judgment.
Romans 13:9. For this, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, Thou shalt not covet; and if there be any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in this saying, namely, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.
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Concise English-Irish Dictionary v. 1.1
maraigh
I kill: maraím, marbhaim, marbhuighim
English Phonetics

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JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Llabyddio = v. to kill with stones
The Devil's Dictionary
Kill, (v.t.)

To create a vacancy without nominating a successor.
  
The Devil's Dictionary, by Ambrose Bierce, 1911 (About)
Australian Slang
smb. is weak
(older slang) fanciful explanation for a run of bad luck: "He must've killed a Chinaman"
(older slang) fanciful explanation for a run of bad luck: "He must've killed a Chinaman"
(of food) be disgusting
urinate
(Internet) file containing information about a particular person, or subject matter, that prevents any postings which match this information being shown by a newsreader
ruin pastry or bread by putting too much water in
occupy oneself in some manner so as to make the time pass quickly
nothing can kill a brown dog, but this tasted so bad that it could
English Slang Dictionary v1.2
1. see marijuana 
2. to be dope on the microphone
Lexicon of Thieves' Cant
crash, use up
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. the act of terminating a life
(synonym) killing, putting to death
(hypernym) termination, ending, conclusion
(hyponym) deathblow, coup de grace
2. the destruction of an enemy plane or ship or tank or missile; "the pilot reported two kills during the mission"
(hypernym) destruction, devastation

Verb
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"
(hyponym) eliminate, annihilate, extinguish, eradicate, wipe out, decimate, carry off
(cause) die, decease, perish, go, exit, pass away, expire, pass
(see-also) exterminate, kill off
(derivation) killing, putting to death
2. thwart the passage of; "kill a motion"; "he shot down the student's proposal"
(synonym) shoot down, defeat, vote down, vote out
(hypernym) veto, blackball, negative
3. cause the death of, without intention; "She was killed in the collision of three cars"
(hyponym) electrocute
(derivation) killing, putting to death
4. end or extinguish by forceful means; "Stamp out poverty!"
(synonym) stamp out
(hypernym) end, terminate
5. be fatal; "cigarettes kill"; "drunken driving kills"
(hypernym) be
(derivation) killing, putting to death
6. be the source of great pain for; "These new shoes are killing me!"
(hypernym) hurt, ache, suffer
(derivation) killer
7. overwhelm with hilarity, pleasure, or admiration; "The comedian was so funny, he was killing me!"
(hypernym) overwhelm, overpower, sweep over, whelm, overcome, overtake
8. hit with so much force as to make a return impossible, in racket games; "She killed the ball"
(hypernym) hit
(classification) sport, athletics
9. hit with great force; "He killed the ball"
(hypernym) hit
(classification) sport, athletics
10. deprive of life; "AIDS has killed thousands in Africa"
(hyponym) strike down
(derivation) killing, putting to death
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"
(synonym) toss off, pop, bolt down, belt down, pour down, down, drink down
(hypernym) drink, imbibe
12. mark for deletion, rub off, or erase; "kill these lines in the President's speech"
(synonym) obliterate, wipe out
(hypernym) take away, take out
13. tire out completely; "The daily stress of her work is killing her"
(hypernym) exhaust, wash up, beat, tucker, tucker out
14. cause to cease operating; "kill the engine"
(hypernym) switch off, cut, turn off, turn out
15. destroy a vitally essential quality of or in; "Eating artichokes kills the taste of all other foods"
(hypernym) destroy, destruct
Kill Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
Glossary of petroleum Industry
1. in drilling, to prevent a threatened blowout by taking suitable preventive measures (e.g., to shut in the well with the blowout preventers, circulate the kick out, and increase the weight of the drilling mud). 2. in production, to stop a well from producing oil and gas so that reconditioning of the well can proceed.
Kill Definition from Social Science Dictionaries & Glossaries
Phobia
Fear of death or dead things
Kill Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Oil and Gas Field Glossary
To control a kick by taking suitable preventive measures (e. g. , to shut in the well with the blowout preventers, circulate the influx of fluids out of the wellbore, and increase the weight of the fluids to render it incapable of flowing).
Kill Definition from Computer & Internet Dictionaries & Glossaries
An Everquest Glossary
(n.) An NPC that has been killed, prior to it's corpse being looted. Also, any creature in the process of being killed, eg. "He stole my kill!"
Kill Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Kill may refer to:
  • The act of causing the death of a living organism
    • homicide, one human killing another

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In computing, kill is a command that is used in several popular operating systems to send signals to running processes in order to request the termination of the process.

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Kill Dil (English: Kill Heart, stylized as: Kill/Dil) is a 2014 Indian romantic action comedy  film directed by Shaad Ali and produced by Aditya Chopra under the Yash Raj Films banner. The film stars Ranveer Singh, Ali Zafar and Parineeti Chopra in lead roles, with Govinda portraying the antagonist. The film was released on 14 November 2014.

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is a 1968 film directed by Kihachi Okamoto, written by Akira Murao, Kihachi Okamoto, and Shugoro Yamamoto and starring Tatsuya Nakadai.

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Kill Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
Jazz Glossary
top fracture, to delight.
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TUPAC SHAKUR Rap Dictionary V.2.0
1) (n) See marijuana. "Crack another 40, smoke some kill" -- Schoolly D. (Smoke some kill). 2) (n) To be dope on the microphone.
Rap-music terminology and bios of artists
1) (n) See marijuana. "Crack another 40, smoke some kill" -- Schoolly D. (Smoke some kill).
2) (n) To be dope on the microphone.
English to Federation-Standard Golic Vulcan
stau
English - Klingon
v. HoH
v. Heghlu'
v. ghoQ - meat
Kill Definition from Medicine Dictionaries & Glossaries
A Basic Guide to ASL
The outstretched right index finger is passed under the downturned left hand. As it moves under the left hand, the right wrist twists in a clockwise direction.