Definitions for Homicideˈhɒm əˌsaɪd, ˈhoʊ mə-

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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-


    a downtown homicide; arrested for homicide


  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


  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


the killing of one person by another

He has been found guilty of homicide.

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