homicide

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hom·i·cide

 (hŏm′ĭ-sīd′, hō′mĭ-)
n.
1. The killing of one person by another, regardless of intention or legality.
2. A person who kills another person.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin homicīdium and homicīda : homō, man; see dhghem- in Indo-European roots + -cīdium and -cīda, -cide.]

homicide

(ˈhɒmɪˌsaɪd)
n
1. (Law) the killing of a human being by another person
2. (Law) a person who kills another
[C14: from Old French, from Latin homo man + caedere to slay]

hom•i•cide

(ˈhɒm əˌsaɪd, ˈhoʊ mə-)

n.
1. the killing of one human being by another.
2. a person who kills another; murderer.
[1325–75; Middle English < Middle French < Latin homicīdium a killing, homicīda killer =homi-, comb. form of homō man + -cīdium, -cīda -cide]

homicide

, murder, manslaughter - The general term for the killing of a person by another is homicide; murder is either the intentional killing or the malicious killing of another, while manslaughter is the unintentional, accidental killing of another through carelessness.
See also related terms for slaughter.

homicide

1. a general term for murder; the killing of another human being.
2. the murderer of another. — homicidal, adj.
See also: Killing
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.homicide - the killing of a human being by another human beinghomicide - the killing of a human being by another human being
kill, putting to death, killing - the act of terminating a life
honor killing - an ancient tradition still sometimes observed; a male member of the family kills a female relative for tarnishing the family image
manslaughter - homicide without malice aforethought
murder, slaying, execution - unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being
shooting - killing someone by gunfire; "when the shooting stopped there were three dead bodies"

homicide

noun murder, killing, manslaughter, slaying, bloodshed The police arrived at the scene of the homicide.

homicide

noun
1. The crime of murdering someone:
Slang: hit.
Translations
قَتْل
zabití člověka
mord
murhaajatappaja
ubojicaubojstvoumorstvo
manndráp
homicidahomicidium
linkęs į žmogžudystęžmogžudystė
slepkavība
zabitie človeka
umor
ubicaubistvoumor
adam öldürmecinayet

homicide

[ˈhɒmɪsaɪd] N
1. (= act) → homicidio m
2. (= person) → homicida mf

homicide

[ˈhɒmɪsaɪd]
n (US) (= act) → homicide m
modif [detective] → de la criminelle, de la brigade criminelle
In a search for witnesses, homicide detectives attempted to interview everyone in the apartment building → À la recherche de témoins, les détectives de la criminelle ont entrepris d'interroger tous les habitants de l'immeuble.
homicide squad → brigade criminelle

homicide

n
Totschlag m; homicide (squad)Mordkommission f
(= person)Mörder(in) m(f); → Totschläger(in) m(f)

homicide

[ˈhɒmɪˌsaɪd] nomicidio

homicide

(ˈhomisaid) noun
the killing of one person by another. He has been found guilty of homicide.
ˌhomiˈcidal adjective
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