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1 kill /ˈkɪl/ verb
kills; killed; killing
1 kill
/ˈkɪl/
verb
kills; killed; killing
Learner's definition of KILL
: to cause the death of (a person, animal, or plant) : to end the life of (someone or something)
[+ object]
often used figuratively
[no object]
often used figuratively
[+ object] : to cause the end of (something)
[+ object] informal : to turn (something) off with a switch
[+ object] informal : to spend (time) doing something while you are waiting
[+ object] informal
: to cause (someone) to feel extreme pain or to suffer
: to make (someone) nervous or unhappy
[+ object] informal : to amuse or entertain (someone) very much
[+ object] informal : to drink (something) completely

dressed to kill

see dressed

fit to kill

see 1fit

kill off

[phrasal verb]
kill off (something) or kill (something) off
: to kill all of (something) : to kill every one of (a group)
: to remove (something) completely : to get rid of (something)

kill (someone) with kindness

: to treat (someone) in a way that is too kind or helpful and that actually causes harm

kill the clock

see 1clock

kill two birds with one stone

: to achieve two things by doing a single action
2 kill /ˈkɪl/ noun
plural kills
2 kill
/ˈkɪl/
noun
plural kills
Learner's definition of KILL
[count]
: an act of killing someone or something
often used figuratively
: an animal that has been killed
see also roadkill
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