What does Assassin mean?

Definitions for Assassinəˈsæs ɪn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. assassin, assassinator, bravo(noun)

    a murderer (especially one who kills a prominent political figure) who kills by a surprise attack and often is hired to do the deed

    "his assassins were hunted down like animals"; "assassinators of kings and emperors"

  2. assassin(noun)

    a member of a secret order of Muslims (founded in the 12th century) who terrorized and killed Christian Crusaders

Wiktionary

  1. assassin(Noun)

    A member of a Muslim militant group responsible for murdering Christian leaders during the Crusades.

  2. assassin(Noun)

    Someone who intentionally kills a person, especially a professional who kills a public or political figure.

  3. assassin(Noun)

    Any ruthless killer.

  4. assassin(Verb)

    To assassinate.

  5. Origin: From assassin or assassino, from (haššašīn, hashish users).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Assassin(noun)

    one who kills, or attempts to kill, by surprise or secret assault; one who treacherously murders any one unprepared for defense

  2. Assassin(verb)

    to assassinate

  3. Origin: [F. (cf. It. assassino), fr. Ar. hashishin one who has drunk of the hashish. Under its influence the Assassins of the East, followers of the Shaikh al-Jabal (Old Man of the Mountain), were said to commit the murders required by their chief.]

Freebase

  1. Assassin

    Jeffrey Campbell, better known as Assassin and sometimes as Agent Sasco, Agent 006 or Agent 00, is a Jamaican dancehall deejay.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Assassin

    as-as′in, n. one who, usually for a reward, kills by surprise or secretly.—v.t. Assas′sinate, to murder by surprise or secret assault: (Milton) to maltreat: also figuratively, to destroy by treacherous means, as a reputation.—n. (obs.) one who assassinates.—ns. Assassinā′tion, secret murder; Assas′sinator. [Through Fr. or It. from Ar. hashshāshīn, 'hashish-eaters,' a military and religious order in Syria, of the 11th century, who became notorious for their secret murders in obedience to the will of their chief, and fortified themselves for their adventures by hashish, an intoxicating drug or drink made from hemp.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Assassin in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Assassin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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