US: /ˈsuəˌsaɪd/, /ˈsuɪˌsaɪd/
UK: /sˈuːɪsˌa‍ɪd/

English Vietnamese dictionary

suicide /'sjuisaid/
  • danh từ
    • sự tự tử, sự tự vẫn
      • to commit suicide: tự tử
    • hành động tự sát
      • to commit political suicide: phạm một sai lầm có tính chất tự sát về chính trị
    • người tự tử
    • nội động từ
      • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (thông tục) tự tử, tự vẫn

    Advanced English dictionary

    + noun
    1 [U, C] the act of killing yourself deliberately: to commit suicide + an attempted suicide (= one in which the person survives) + a suicide letter / note (= written before sb tries to commit suicide) + a suicide bomber (= who expects to die while trying to kill other people with a bomb)
    2 [U] a course of action that is likely to ruin your career, position in society, etc: It would have been political suicide for him to challenge the allegations in court.
    3 [C] (formal) a person who commits suicide

    Collocation dictionary


    attempted | mass
    Members of the sect committed mass suicide.
    | economic | electoral, political
    Raising taxes before an election would be political suicide.


    commit | attempt | contemplate


    threat | attempt, bid
    He slashed his wrists in a failed suicide bid.
    | pact
    The couple died together in a suicide pact.
    | bomber, bombing | mission | letter, note
    He died without leaving a suicide note.
    | rate

    Concise English dictionary

    +the act of killing yourself
    +a person who kills himself intentionally