Definition - kill

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  1. cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly; "This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank"; "The farmer killed a pig for the holidays"
  2. cause the death of, without intention; "She was killed in the collision of three cars"
  3. deprive of life; "AIDS has killed thousands in Africa"
  4. hit with great force; "He killed the ball"
  5. hit with so much force as to make a return impossible, in racket games; "She killed the ball"
  6. overwhelm with hilarity, pleasure, or admiration; "The comedian was so funny, he was killing me!"
  7. be the source of great pain for; "These new shoes are killing me!"
  8. thwart the passage of; "kill a motion"; "he shot down the student's proposal"
  9. be fatal; "cigarettes kill"; "drunken driving kills"
  10. end or extinguish by forceful means; "Stamp out poverty!"
  11. destroy a vitally essential quality of or in; "Eating artichokes kills the taste of all other food

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