Definition of KILLING

noun : KILLING

Source: WordNet 3.1

verb : KILLING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 4. (

    ) be fatal; "cigarettes kill"; "drunken driving kills" ;

  • 5. (

    ) be the source of great pain for; "These new shoes are killing me!" ;

  • 6. (

    ) overwhelm with hilarity, pleasure, or admiration; "The comedian was so funny, he was killing me!" ;

  • 7. (

    ) hit with so much force as to make a return impossible, in racket games; "She killed the ball" ;

  • 8. (

    ) hit with great force; "He killed the ball" ;

  • 9. (

    ) deprive of life; "AIDS has killed thousands in Africa" ;

  • 10. (

    ) cause the death of, without intention; "She was killed in the collision of three cars" ;

  • 13. (

    ) tire out completely; "The daily stress of her work is killing her" ;

  • 14. (

    ) cause to cease operating; "kill the engine" ;

  • 15. (

    ) destroy a vitally essential quality of or in; "Eating artichokes kills the taste of all other foods" ;

Adjective : KILLING

Source: WordNet 3.1


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