Synonyms for murder

Synonyms for (noun) murder

Synonyms: execution, slaying, murder

Definition: unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being

Similar words: homicide

Definition: the killing of a human being by another human being

Synonyms for (verb) murder

Synonyms: mangle, murder, mutilate

Definition: alter so as to make unrecognizable

Usage: The tourists murdered the French language

Similar words: falsify, garble, warp, distort

Definition: make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story


Synonyms: slay, dispatch, polish off, remove, bump off, hit, off, murder

Definition: kill intentionally and with premeditation

Usage: The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered

Similar words: kill

Definition: cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly

Usage: This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank; The farmer killed a pig for the holidays