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Definition kill

Etymology 1

From Middle English killen, kyllen, cüllen (“to strike, beat, cut”), possibly a variant of Old English cwellan (“to kill, murder, execute”) (see quell) (Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *kwaljaną (“to torment”)), or from Old Norse kolla (“to hit on the head, harm”) (compare Norwegian kylla (“to poll”), Middle Dutch kollen (“to knock down”), Icelandic kollur (“top, head”), see coll, cole). Compare also Middle Dutch killen, kellen (“to kill”), Middle Low German killen (“to ache strongly, cause one great pain”), Middle High German kellen (“to torment; torture”).

Verb

kill (third-person singular simple present kills, present participle killing, simple past and past participle killed)

  1. (transitive) To put to death; to extinguish the life of.
  2. (transitive) To render inoperative.
  3. (transitive, figuratively) To stop, cease, or render void; to terminate.
  4. (transitive, figuratively, hyperbolic) To amaze, exceed, stun, or otherwise incapacitate.
  5. (transitive, figuratively) To produce feelings of dissatisfaction or revulsion in.
  6. (transitive) To use up or to waste.
  7. (transitive, figuratively, informal) To exert an overwhelming effect on.
  8. (transitive, figuratively, hyperbolic) To overpower, overwhelm, or defeat.
  9. (transitive) To force a company out of business.
  10. (intransitive, informal, hyperbolic) To produce intense pain.
  11. (figuratively, informal, hyperbolic, transitive) To punish severely.
  12. (transitive, sports) To strike (a ball, etc.) with such force and placement as to make a shot that is impossible to defend against, usually winning a point.
  13. (transitive, sports) To cause (a ball, etc.) to be out of play, resulting in a stoppage of gameplay.
  14. To succeed with an audience, especially in comedy.
  15. (mathematics, transitive, informal) To cause to assume the value zero.
  16. (computing, Internet, IRC, transitive) To disconnect (a user) involuntarily from the network.
  17. (metallurgy) To deadmelt.
Noun

kill (plural kills)

  1. The act of killing.
  2. Specifically, the death blow.
  3. The result of killing; that which has been killed.
  4. (volleyball) The grounding of the ball on the opponent's court, winning the rally.

Etymology 2

Borrowing from Dutch kil, from Middle Dutch kille.

Noun

kill (plural kills)

  1. A creek; a body of water; a channel or arm of the sea.

Etymology 3

Noun

kill (plural kills)

  1. A kiln.


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