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)

Antonyms of adj murdered

1 sense of murdered

Sense 1
murdered -- (killed unlawfully; "the murdered woman"; "lay a wreath on murdered Lincoln's bier")

INDIRECT (VIA dead) -> alive, live -- (possessing life; "the happiest person alive"; "the nerve is alive"; "doctors are working hard to keep him alive"; "burned alive"; "a live canary")

Similarity of adj murdered

1 sense of murdered

Sense 1
murdered -- (killed unlawfully; "the murdered woman"; "lay a wreath on murdered Lincoln's bier")
       => dead (vs. alive) -- (no longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life; "the nerve is dead"; "a dead pallor"; "he was marked as a dead man by the assassin")

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