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Oxford dictionary definition of the word kill:
1cause the death of (a person, animal, or other living thing):
her father was killed in a car crash
a robber armed with a shotgun who kills in cold blood
(kill someone/thing off) get rid of or destroy completely, especially in large numbers:
there is every possibility all river life would be killed off for generations
(kill someone off) (of a writer) bring about the ‘death’ of a fictional character.
[no object] (kill out) (of an animal) yield (a specified amount of meat) when slaughtered:
the lambs kill out at 20 kg deadweight
2put an end to or cause the failure or defeat of (something):
two fast goals from Dublin killed any hopes of a famous Sligo victory
stop (a computer programme or process).
informal switch off (a light or engine).
informal delete (a line, paragraph, or file) from a document or computer.
(in soccer or other ball games) make (the ball) stop:
after killing the ball with his chest, he brushed past Reeves
Tennis hit (the ball) so that it cannot be returned.
neutralize or subdue (an effect or quality):
the sauce would kill the taste of the herbs
informal consume the entire contents of (a bottle containing an alcoholic drink):
I killed a rather good bottle of Fleurie
3 informal overwhelm (someone) with an emotion:
the suspense is killing me
(kill oneself) overexert oneself:
I killed myself carrying those things home
used hyperbolically to indicate that someone will be extremely angry with (another person):
my boss will kill me for saying this
cause pain or anguish to:
my feet are killing me
4pass (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
[usually in singular]
an act of killing, especially of one animal by another:
a lion has made a kill
an animal or animals killed:
the vulture is able to survey the land and locate a fresh kill
informal an act of destroying or disabling an enemy aircraft, submarine, etc.:
the engagement resulted in fifty-one tank kills