Pronunciation: kĭld
n.1.A kiln.
1.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.
v. t.1.To deprive of life, animal or vegetable, in any manner or by any means; to render inanimate; to put to death; to slay.
[imp. & p. p. Killed (kĭld); p. pr. & vb. n. Killing.]
Ah, kill me with thy weapon, not with words !
- Shak.
2.To destroy; to ruin; as, to kill one's chances; to kill the sale of a book.
3.To cause to cease; to quell; to calm; to still; as, in seamen's language, a shower of rain kills the wind; new sound insultation killed the loud noises from outside.
4.To destroy the effect of; to counteract; to neutralize; as, alkali kills acid.
5.To waste or spend unprofitably; - usually used of time; as, he killed an hour waiting for the doctor to see him.
6.To cancel or forbid publication of (a report, article, etc.), after it has been written; as, they killed the article after getting threats of a lawsuit.
To kill time
to busy one's self with something which occupies the attention, or makes the time pass without tediousness.
n.1.The act of killing.
2.An animal killed in the hunt, as by a beast of prey.
Noun1.kill - the act of terminating a life
2.kill - the destruction of an enemy plane or ship or tank or missile; "the pilot reported two kills during the mission"
Verb1.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"
2.kill - thwart the passage of; "kill a motion"; "he shot down the student's proposal"
3.kill - cause the death of, without intention; "She was killed in the collision of three cars"
4.kill - end or extinguish by forceful means; "Stamp out poverty!"
Synonyms: stamp out
5.kill - be fatal; "cigarettes kill"; "drunken driving kills"
6.kill - be the source of great pain for; "These new shoes are killing me!"
7.kill - overwhelm with hilarity, pleasure, or admiration; "The comedian was so funny, he was killing me!"
8.kill - hit with so much force as to make a return impossible, in racket games; "She killed the ball"
9.kill - hit with great force; "He killed the ball"
10.kill - deprive of life; "AIDS has killed thousands in Africa"
11.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"
12.kill - mark for deletion, rub off, or erase; "kill these lines in the President's speech"
Synonyms: obliterate, wipe out
13.kill - tire out completely; "The daily stress of her work is killing her"
14.kill - cause to cease operating; "kill the engine"
15.kill - destroy a vitally essential quality of or in; "Eating artichokes kills the taste of all other foods"
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