commit suicide

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Verb1.commit suicide - kill oneself; "the terminally ill patient committed suicide"
kill - 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"
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THE Members of a Legislature, being told that they were the meanest thieves in the world, resolved to commit suicide.
I wondered if a practiced swimmer like myself had ever tried to commit suicide by drowning, and had been so resolute to die that he had resisted the temptation to let his own skill keep him from sinking.
Women are constantly trying to commit suicide for love, but generally they take care not to succeed.
The young woman in her despair tried to commit suicide.
Father Brown was still leaning back and staring at the roof, but he took his cigar out of his mouth and said: "Quinton never did commit suicide.
Oh, dear, no, your excellency, unless you intend to commit suicide.
She added that she could not live without him, and the only thing was for her to commit suicide.
The refusal prompted the young girl to commit suicide .
He said in the last stage of the game, one should either commit suicide or murder someone.
This may be because of these stresses, men are more vulnerable to commit suicide.
Rawalpindi -- Rawalpindi police have booked a suspect for attempting to commit suicide in police custody.
Earlier on May 18 two Barnala cops were arrested on charges of forcing a farmer to commit suicide in the police station.