Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun murder

1 sense of murder

Sense 1
murder, slaying, execution -- (unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being)
       => homicide -- (the killing of a human being by another human being)

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

2 senses of murder

Sense 1
murder, slay, hit, dispatch, bump off, off, polish off, remove -- (kill intentionally and with premeditation; "The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered")
       => 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")

Sense 2
mangle, mutilate, murder -- (alter so as to make unrecognizable; "The tourists murdered the French language")
       => falsify, distort, garble, warp -- (make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story)

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