Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb electrocute

2 senses of electrocute

Sense 1
electrocute -- (kill by electric shock; "She dropped the hair dryer into the bathtub and was instantly electrocuted")
       => kill -- (cause the death of, without intention; "She was killed in the collision of three cars")

Sense 2
electrocute, fry -- (kill by electrocution, as in the electric chair; "The serial killer was electrocuted")
       => 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")

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