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

1 sense of slaying

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 slay

1 sense of slay

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")

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