kill verb

ADV. outright He has fought more than fifty bulls, killing three outright. | almost, nearly | instantly | accidentally | unlawfully

VERB + KILL want to | be prepared to They are quite prepared to kill to achieve their ends. | threaten to | be going to, intend to (figurative) Mum's going to kill me when she finds out. | plot to plotting to kill the dictator | try to | help (to) | make sb It must have been really awful to make her kill herself.

PHRASES admit/deny killing sb, be accused of killing sb, be charged with killing sb, be killed in sth soldiers killed in battle | be tragically killed Their daughter was tragically killed in a road accident.