Definitions for killable
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word killable
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to deprive of life; cause the death of; slay.
to destroy; do away with; extinguish.
to neutralize the active qualities of:
to kill an odor.
to spoil the effect of:
His extra brushwork killed the painting.
to cause (time) to pass with a minimum of boredom.
to spend (time) unprofitably.
Informal. to overcome completely or with irresistible effect:
That comedian kills me.
Informal. to cause distress or discomfort to.
Informal. to tire completely; exhaust.
Informal. to consume completely:
They killed a bottle of bourbon.
to cancel publication of (a word, item, etc.), esp. after it has been set in type.
to defeat or veto (a legislative bill, etc.).
to turn off; switch off:
to kill the lights; to kill an engine.
to hit (a tennis ball, volleyball, etc.) with such force that its return is impossible.
(v.i.)to inflict or cause death.
to commit murder.
to be killed.
to overcome completely; produce an irresistible effect:
dressed to kill.
Informal. to feel a smarting pain, as from a minor accident; sting.
kill off, to destroy completely.
Category: Verb Phrase
(n.)the act of killing, esp. game.
an animal or animals killed.
an act or instance of destroying a target, esp. an enemy aircraft.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Origin of kill:
1175–1225; ME cullen, killen, OE *cyllan; akin to Fris küllen to vex, strike, OHG chollen to vex, kill; cf. quell
a channel; creek; stream; river: used esp. in place names.
* Chiefly New York State..
Origin of kill:
1660–70; < D kil, MD kille channel
fit to kill, especially for food
Fit to be killed, especially as a source of food
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