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Definition of Murder


  1. The offense of killing a human being with malice prepense or aforethought, express or implied; intentional and unlawful homicide.
  2. To kill with premediated malice; to kill (a human being) willfully, deliberately, and unlawfully. See Murder, n.
  3. To destroy; to put an end to.
  4. To mutilate, spoil, or deform, as if with malice or cruelty; to mangle; as, to murder the king's English.

Murder Translations

murder in Danish is mord
murder in Dutch is moorden, vermoorden
murder in Finnish is murhata
murder in French is assassinat, assassinent, assassinater, assassinez
murder in Italian is assassinare, omicidio colposo, omicidio
murder in Latin is cruor
murder in Portuguese is assassinato
murder in Spanish is homicidio, asesinato, asesinar