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kill /kil/
  • ngoại động từ
    • giết, giết chết, làm chết, diệt ((nghĩa đen) & (nghĩa bóng))
      • to be killed on the spot: bị giết ngay tại chỗ
      • to kill one's time: giết thì giờ
      • to kill a colour: làm chết màu
    • ngả, giết làm thịt (một con bò...)
    • tắt (máy...); làm át, làm lấp (tiếng...)
      • the drums kill the string: tiếng trống làm át tiếng đàn dây
    • làm tiêu tan, làm hết (hy vọng...)
    • làm khỏi, trừ diệt (bệnh, đau...)
    • làm thất bại, làm hỏng; bác bỏ
      • to kill a bill: bác bỏ một dự luật (ở quốc hội...)
    • làm phục lăn, làm choáng người, làm thích mê, làm cười vỡ bụng
      • got up (dolled up, dressed) to kill: diện choáng người làm cho thiên hạ phục lăn
      • the story nearly killed me: câu chuyện làm cho tôi cười gần chết
    • gây tai hại, làm chết dở
      • to kill somebody with kindness: vì ân cần tử tế quá mà gây tai hại cho ai
    • (thể dục,thể thao) bạt một cú quyết định (quần vợt); chận đứng (bóng đá)
    • (kỹ thuật) ăn mòn
    • nội động từ
      • giết, giết chết
      • giết thịt được
        • pigs do not kill well at that age: lợn vào tuổi này giết thịt chưa được tốt
      • to kill off
        • giết sạch, tiêu diệt
      • to kill by inches
        • giết dần, giết mòn
      • to kill two birds with one stone
        • (xem) bird
      • to laugh fit to kill
        • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) cười vỡ bụng
    • danh từ
      • sự giết
      • thú giết được (trong cuộc đi săn)
    Concise Dictionary
    +the act of terminating a life
    +the destruction of an enemy plane or ship or tank or missile
    +cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly
    +thwart the passage of
    +cause the death of, without intention
    +end or extinguish by forceful means
    +be fatal
    +be the source of great pain for
    +overwhelm with hilarity, pleasure, or admiration
    +hit with so much force as to make a return impossible, in racket games
    +hit with great force
    +deprive of life
    +drink down entirely
    +mark for deletion, rub off, or erase
    +tire out completely
    +cause to cease operating
    +destroy a vitally essential quality of or in

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 execute, slay, murder, assassinate, do away with, put to death, cause the death of, liquidate, dispatch or despatch, take (someone's) life, finish (off), put an end to, write 'finis' to, silence, kill off, administer the coup de grâce, eliminate, put (someone) out of (his or her) misery, exterminate, extinguish, obliterate, eradicate, destroy, annihilate, massacre, slaughter, decimate, butcher, (of animals) put down, put to sleep, Slang do in, bump or knock off, hit, polish off, snuff (out), take for a ride, US waste, rub out, ice, fit with concrete overshoes or a wooden kimono:
    He was the third police officer to be killed this year.
    2 destroy, ruin, devastate, ravage, wreak or work havoc (up)on, kill off:
    The entire orange crop was killed by the sudden frost.
    3 muffle, neutralize, deaden, damp, silence, nullify, dull, absorb, smother, stifle, suppress, still:
    This padding should kill the noise of the motor.
    4 exhaust, tire (out), fatigue, weary, Colloq fag (out):
    Pushing that mower all day nearly killed me.
    5 hurt, pain, torment, torture:
    These shoes are killing me.
    6 quash, suppress, defeat, veto, cancel:
    The tobacco interests campaigned to kill the bill to ban smoking in public places
    7 consume, use up, spend, while away, occupy, fill, pass, idle:
    While waiting, I killed time doing a crossword puzzle.
    8 game, prey; quarry:
    The lioness allowed her cubs to eat part of the kill.
    9 death, killing, end, finish, deathblow, coup de grâce; termination, denouement or dénouement, conclusion:
    She wants to be in at the kill.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    verb, noun
    + verb
    1 to make sb/sth die: [VN] Cancer kills thousands of people every year. + Three people were killed in the crash. + He tried to kill himself with sleeping pills. + I bought a spray to kill the weeds. + (informal) My mother will kill me (= be very angry with me) when she finds out what I've done. + Don't kill yourself trying to get the work done by tomorrow. It can wait. + I nearly killed myself carrying that suitcase all the way here. + [V] Excessive tiredness while driving can kill.
    2 [VN] to destroy or spoil sth or make it stop: to kill a rumour / story + Do you agree that television kills conversation? + The defeat last night killed the team's chances of qualifying.
    3 (informal) (usually used in the progressive tenses and not used in the passive) to cause sb pain or suffering: [VN] My feet are killing me. [also VN to inf]
    4 [VN] to make sb laugh a lot: (BrE) He was killing himself laughing. + (AmE) Stop it! You're killing me!
    Idioms: kill the goose that lays the golden egg / eggs (saying) to destroy sth that would make you rich, successful, etc.
    kill or cure (BrE) used to say that what you are going to do will either be very successful or fail completely
    kill time
    kill an hour, a couple of hours, etc. to spend time doing sth that is not important while you are waiting for sth else to happen: We killed time playing cards.
    kill two birds with one stone to achieve two things at the same time with one action
    kill sb/sth with kindness to be so kind to sb/sth that you in fact harm them
    Phrasal Verbs: kill sb/sth<->off
    1 to make a lot of plants, animals, etc. die: Some drugs kill off useful bacteria in the user's body.
    2 to stop or get rid of sth: He has effectively killed off any political opposition.
    + noun [usually sing.]
    1 an act of killing, especially when an animal is hunted or killed: A cat often plays with a mouse before the kill. + The plane prepared to move in for the kill. + I was in at the kill when she finally lost her job (= present at the end of an unpleasant process).
    2 an animal that has been hunted and killed: lions feeding on their kill
    Collocation Dictionary


    easy, quick


    The lion made a quick kill.
    | be in at
    I didn't even get to see the fox, let alone be in at the kill.
    | close in for, move in for
    The hunters moved in for the kill.


    at the ~
    The meat is divided up among all those present at the kill.
    | for the ~
    The animal crouched down, getting ready for the kill.

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