Synonyms of murder in English:

murder

noun

  • 1 the brutal murder of a German holidaymaker
    killing, homicide, assassination, liquidation, extermination, execution, slaughter, butchery, massacre; manslaughter; patricide, matricide, parricide, fratricide, sororicide, filicide, infanticide, uxoricide, regicide
    literary slaying
  • 2 informal driving there was murder
    hell, hell on earth, a nightmare, an ordeal, a trial, a frustrating/unpleasant/difficult experience, misery, torture, agony
  • verb

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  • 1 someone tried to murder him
    kill, put/do to death, assassinate, execute, liquidate, eliminate, neutralize, dispatch, butcher, cut to pieces, slaughter, massacre, wipe out, mow down
    North American informal ice, rub out, smoke, waste, off, whack, scrag
    North American euphemistic terminate with extreme prejudice
    literary slay
  • 2 informal Anna was murdering a Mozart sonata See bungle
  • 3 informal he murdered his lacklustre opponent See trounce
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