English

Detailed Synonyms for killer in English

killer:

killer [the ~] noun

  1. the killer
    the murderer; the killer
  2. the killer
    – predatory black-and-white toothed whale with large dorsal fin; common in cold seas 1
    the killer; the Orcinus orca; the orca; the grampus; the sea wolf; the killer whale
    – predatory black-and-white toothed whale with large dorsal fin; common in cold seas 1
  3. the killer
    – a difficulty that is hard to deal with 1
    the killer
    – a difficulty that is hard to deal with 1
    • killer [the ~] noun
      • that exam was a real killer1
  4. the killer
    – someone who causes the death of a person or animal 1
    the killer; the slayer
    – someone who causes the death of a person or animal 1
  5. the killer
    – the causal agent resulting in death 1
    the killer; the cause of death
    – the causal agent resulting in death 1
    • killer [the ~] noun
      • heart disease is the biggest killer in the United States1
    • cause of death [the ~] noun

killer

  1. killer

Related Words for "killer":

  • killers

Alternate Synonyms for "killer":


Related Definitions for "killer":

  1. predatory black-and-white toothed whale with large dorsal fin; common in cold seas1
  2. a difficulty that is hard to deal with1
    • that exam was a real killer1
  3. someone who causes the death of a person or animal1
  4. the causal agent resulting in death1
    • heart disease is the biggest killer in the United States1

killer form of kill:

to kill verb (kills, killed, killing)

  1. to kill
    to murder; to finish off; to kill
    • murder verb (murders, murdered, murdering)
    • finish off verb (finishes off, finished off, finishing off)
    • kill verb (kills, killed, killing)
  2. to kill
    to murder; to kill; to commit murder
    • murder verb (murders, murdered, murdering)
    • kill verb (kills, killed, killing)
    • commit murder verb (commits murder, committed murder, committing murder)
  3. to kill
    to execute; to kill; execute capital punishment; shoot dead; take someone's life
  4. to kill
    – end or extinguish by forceful means 1
    to kill; stamp out
    – end or extinguish by forceful means 1
  5. to kill
    – destroy a vitally essential quality of or in 1
    to kill
    – destroy a vitally essential quality of or in 1
    • kill verb (kills, killed, killing)
      • Eating artichokes kills the taste of all other foods1
  6. to kill
    – cause to cease operating 1
    to kill
    – cause to cease operating 1
    • kill verb (kills, killed, killing)
      • kill the engine1
  7. to kill
    – tire out completely 1
    to kill
    – tire out completely 1
    • kill verb (kills, killed, killing)
      • The daily stress of her work is killing her1
  8. to kill
    – mark for deletion, rub off, or erase 1
    to kill; to wipe out; obliterate
    – mark for deletion, rub off, or erase 1
    • kill verb (kills, killed, killing)
      • kill these lines in the President's speech1
    • wipe out verb (wipes out, wiped out, wiping out)
    • obliterate verb
  9. to kill
    – drink down entirely 1
    to down; to pop; to kill; pour down; drink down; belt down; toss off; bolt down
    – drink down entirely 1
    • down verb (downs, downed, downing)
      • He downed three martinis before dinner1
    • pop verb (pops, popped, popping)
      • They popped a few beer after work1
    • kill verb (kills, killed, killing)
      • She killed a bottle of brandy that night1
    • pour down verb
    • drink down verb
    • belt down verb
    • toss off verb
    • bolt down verb
  10. to kill
    – cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly 1
    to kill
    – cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly 1
    • kill verb (kills, killed, killing)
      • This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank1
      • The farmer killed a pig for the holidays1
  11. to kill
    – cause the death of, without intention 1
    to kill
    – cause the death of, without intention 1
    • kill verb (kills, killed, killing)
      • She was killed in the collision of three cars1
  12. to kill
    – deprive of life 1
    to kill
    – deprive of life 1
    • kill verb (kills, killed, killing)
      • AIDS has killed thousands in Africa1
  13. to kill
    – hit with great force 1
    to kill
    – hit with great force 1
    • kill verb (kills, killed, killing)
      • He killed the ball1
  14. to kill
    – hit with so much force as to make a return impossible, in racket games 1
    to kill
    – hit with so much force as to make a return impossible, in racket games 1
    • kill verb (kills, killed, killing)
      • She killed the ball1
  15. to kill
    – overwhelm with hilarity, pleasure, or admiration 1
    to kill
    – overwhelm with hilarity, pleasure, or admiration 1
    • kill verb (kills, killed, killing)
      • The comedian was so funny, he was killing me!1
  16. to kill
    – be the source of great pain for 1
    to kill
    – be the source of great pain for 1
    • kill verb (kills, killed, killing)
      • These new shoes are killing me!1
  17. to kill
    – thwart the passage of 1
    to defeat; to kill; to shoot down; to vote down; vote out
    – thwart the passage of 1
    • defeat verb (defeats, defeated, defeating)
    • kill verb (kills, killed, killing)
      • kill a motion1
    • shoot down verb (shoots down, shot down, shooting down)
    • vote down verb (votes down, voted down, voting down)
    • vote out verb
  18. to kill
    – be fatal 1
    to kill
    – be fatal 1
    • kill verb (kills, killed, killing)
      • cigarettes kill1
      • drunken driving kills1

Conjugations for kill:

present
  1. kill
  2. kill
  3. kills
  4. kill
  5. kill
  6. kill
simple past
  1. killed
  2. killed
  3. killed
  4. killed
  5. killed
  6. killed
present perfect
  1. have killed
  2. have killed
  3. has killed
  4. have killed
  5. have killed
  6. have killed
past continuous
  1. was killing
  2. were killing
  3. was killing
  4. were killing
  5. were killing
  6. were killing
future
  1. shall kill
  2. will kill
  3. will kill
  4. shall kill
  5. will kill
  6. will kill
continuous present
  1. am killing
  2. are killing
  3. is killing
  4. are killing
  5. are killing
  6. are killing
subjunctive
  1. be killed
  2. be killed
  3. be killed
  4. be killed
  5. be killed
  6. be killed
diverse
  1. kill!
  2. let's kill!
  3. killed
  4. killing
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

kill

  1. kill

kill [the ~] noun

  1. the kill
    the slaughter; the butchery; the kill
  2. the kill
    – the destruction of an enemy plane or ship or tank or missile 1
    the kill
    – the destruction of an enemy plane or ship or tank or missile 1
    • kill [the ~] noun
      • the pilot reported two kills during the mission1
  3. the kill
    – the act of terminating a life 1
    the kill; the killing; the putting to death
    – the act of terminating a life 1

Related Words for "kill":


Alternate Synonyms for "kill":


Related Definitions for "kill":

  1. the destruction of an enemy plane or ship or tank or missile1
    • the pilot reported two kills during the mission1
  2. the act of terminating a life1
  3. end or extinguish by forceful means1
  4. destroy a vitally essential quality of or in1
    • Eating artichokes kills the taste of all other foods1
  5. cause to cease operating1
    • kill the engine1
  6. tire out completely1
    • The daily stress of her work is killing her1
  7. mark for deletion, rub off, or erase1
    • kill these lines in the President's speech1
  8. drink down entirely1
    • She killed a bottle of brandy that night1
  9. cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly1
    • This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank1
    • The farmer killed a pig for the holidays1
  10. cause the death of, without intention1
    • She was killed in the collision of three cars1
  11. deprive of life1
    • AIDS has killed thousands in Africa1
  12. hit with great force1
    • He killed the ball1
  13. hit with so much force as to make a return impossible, in racket games1
    • She killed the ball1
  14. overwhelm with hilarity, pleasure, or admiration1
    • The comedian was so funny, he was killing me!1
  15. be the source of great pain for1
    • These new shoes are killing me!1
  16. thwart the passage of1
    • kill a motion1
  17. be fatal1
    • cigarettes kill1
    • drunken driving kills1

Related Synonyms for killer