Kill – Top English Words

Kill – Top English Words



1.  Cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly

Example 1:

“This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank”; “The farmer killed a pig for the holidays”

2.  Thwart the passage of

Example 2:

“kill a motion”

3.  End or extinguish by forceful means

Example 3:

“kill poverty!”

4.  Be fatal

Example 4:

“cigarettes kill”; “drunken driving kills”

5.  Be the source of great pain for

Example 5:

“These new shoes are killing me!”

6.  Overwhelm with hilarity, pleasure, or admiration

Example 6:

“The comedian was so funny, he was killing me!”

7.  (sport) hit with so much force as to make a return impossible, in racket games

Example 7:

“She killed the ball”

8.  (sport) hit with great force

Example 8:

“He killed the ball”

9.  Deprive of life

Example 9:

“AIDS has killed thousands in Africa”

10.  Cause the death of, without intention

Example 10:

“She was killed in the collision of three cars”

11.  Drink down entirely

Example 11:

“She killed a bottle of brandy that night”

12.  Mark for deletion, rub off, or erase

Example 12:

“kill these lines in the President’s speech”

13.  Tire out completely

Example 13:

“The daily stress of her work is killing her”

14.  Cause to cease operating

Example 14:

“kill the engine”

15.  Destroy a vitally essential quality of or in

Example 15:

“Eating artichokes kills the taste of all other foods”


1.  The act of terminating a life

2.The destruction of an enemy plane, ship, tank or missile

Example 1:

“the pilot reported two kills during the mission”

3.  Something that has been killed

Example 2:

“the lion chased the leopard off its kill”