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 Dictionary entry overview: What does homicide mean? 

  The noun HOMICIDE has 1 sense:

1. the killing of a human being by another human being

  Familiarity information: HOMICIDE used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1homicide [BACK TO TOP]


The killing of a human being by another human being

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("homicide" is a kind of...):

kill; killing; putting to death (the act of terminating a life)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "homicide"):

honor killing (an ancient Muslim tradition still sometimes observed; a male member of the family kills a female relative for tarnishing the family image)

manslaughter (homicide without malice aforethought)

execution; murder; slaying (unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being)

shooting (killing someone by gunfire)

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