What does homicide mean?

Definitions for homicide
ˈhɒm əˌsaɪd, ˈhoʊ mə-homi·cide

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. homicide(noun)

    the killing of a human being by another human being

Wiktionary

  1. homicide(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From homicida and homicidium.

  2. homicide(Noun)

    A person who kills another.

    Etymology: From homicida and homicidium.

  3. homicide(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From homicida and homicidium.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Homicide(verb)

    the killing of one human being by another

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. homicidium, fr. homicida a man slayer; homo man + caedere to cut, kill. See Homage, and cf. Concise, Shed, v. t.]

  2. Homicide(verb)

    one who kills another; a manslayer

    Etymology: [F., fr. L. homicidium, fr. homicida a man slayer; homo man + caedere to cut, kill. See Homage, and cf. Concise, Shed, v. t.]

Freebase

  1. Homicide

    Homicide is an act of a human killing another human.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Homicide

    hom′i-sīd, n. manslaughter: one who kills another.—adj. Hom′icidal, pertaining to homicide: murderous: bloody. [Fr.,—L. homicidiumhomo, a man, cædĕre, to kill.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Homicide

    The killing of one person by another.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of homicide in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of homicide in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of homicide in a Sentence

  1. Tony Serra:

    That kind of error causes reversals all the time. Then the prosecution has the prerogative of going again, the state case is a heavier case because its a homicide and a gun. ... Its going to be a big potential decision on what theyre going to do.

  2. Robert Berry:

    This remains an active homicide investigation, it's always sensitive to us that every time we have a tragedy such as this, there's a family connected to it.

  3. Lori Bronner:

    He (Henderson) is facing multiple charges, including vehicular homicide, leaving the scene of an accident, driving under the influence and careless driving resulting in death.

  4. Jorge Menjivar:

    This case establishes a precedent for justice for poor women who have been criminalized for the supposed crime of homicide without proof.

  5. Grady Judd:

    This is a justifiable homicide all day long. You have the right protect yourself.

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Translations for homicide

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • قتلArabic
  • homicidiCatalan, Valencian
  • Mörder, Tötungsdelikt, Totschlag, MordGerman
  • ανθρωποκτονία, ανθρωποκτόνοςGreek
  • murdoEsperanto
  • homicidio, homicidaSpanish
  • tappaja, murhaaja, tappo, murhattu, tapettu, murha, surmattuFinnish
  • morð, drápFaroese
  • meutrier, assassin, homicide, assassinat, meutrière, meurtre, homicide involontaireFrench
  • homicidioGalician
  • मानव हत्याHindi
  • մարդասպան, սպանություն, մարդասպանությունArmenian
  • manndrápIcelandic
  • omicidio premeditato, assassina, omicidio colposo, omicidio, omicida, assassinio, assassinoItalian
  • 殺人者, 人殺し, 殺人Japanese
  • 살인, 殺人Korean
  • homicīda, homicīdiumLatin
  • slepkavībaLatvian
  • doodslag, moordDutch
  • drapsmann, morder, drapNorwegian
  • morderczyni, morderca, zabójstwoPolish
  • homicídio, homicidaPortuguese
  • убийство, убийцаRussian
  • umor, убојица, уморство, umórstvo, убоство, ùbōjstvo, убиство, ubojica, ubistvo, убица, ubica, уморSerbo-Croatian
  • morilec, umor, morilkaSlovene
  • mordoffer, mördare, mordSwedish
  • قتلUrdu
  • 殺人Chinese

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