Definition Of kill


(in place names, especially in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania) a stream, creek, or tributary.

Kill Van Kull

an act of killing, especially of one animal by another.

a lion has made a kill

cause the death of (a person, animal, or other living thing).

her father was killed in a car crash

overwhelm (someone) with an emotion.

the suspense is killing me

pass (time, or a specified amount of it), typically while waiting for a particular event.

when he reached the station, he found he actually had an hour to kill

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Example Of kill

  • "There are a lot of ways for an easier, quicker kill ," he began.

  • kill the engine!

  • kill the lights!

  • a lion has made a kill

  • A software patent, which serves to protect inventions of a non-technical nature, could kill the high innovation rate.

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