Definitions for Homicideˈhɒm əˌsaɪd, ˈhoʊ mə-

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word Homicide

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hom•i•cideˈhɒm əˌsaɪd, ˈhoʊ mə-(n.)

  1. the killing of one human being by another.

    Category: Sociology

  2. a person who kills another; murderer.

    Category: Sociology

Origin of homicide:

1325–75; ME < MF < L homicīdium a killing, homicīda killer =homi-, comb. form of homō man +-cīdium, -cīda -cide

Princeton's WordNet

  1. homicide(noun)

    the killing of a human being by another human being

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. homicide(noun)ˈhɒm əˌsaɪd, ˈhoʊ mə-

    murder

    a downtown homicide; arrested for homicide

Wiktionary

  1. homicide(Noun)

    The killing of one person by another, whether premeditated or unintentional.

  2. homicide(Noun)

    A person who kills another.

  3. homicide(Noun)

    A victim of homicide; a person who has been unlawfully killed by someone else.

  4. Origin: From homicida and homicidium.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Homicide(verb)

    the killing of one human being by another

  2. Homicide(verb)

    one who kills another; a manslayer

Freebase

  1. Homicide

    Homicide is an act of a human killing another human.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Homicide

    The killing of one person by another.


Translations for Homicide

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

homicide(noun)

the killing of one person by another

He has been found guilty of homicide.

Get even more translations for Homicide »

Translation

Find a translation for the Homicide definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these Homicide definitions with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Homicide." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 20 Sep. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/Homicide>.

Are we missing a good definition for Homicide?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for Homicide: