What does homicide mean?

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

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word homicide.

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.

Suggested Resources

  1. homicide

    Song lyrics by homicide -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by homicide on the Lyrics.com website.

How to pronounce homicide?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say homicide in sign language?

  1. homicide

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. Randy Smith:

    We learned during this investigation that this was a carjacking gone bad, these four individuals that were arrested for first-degree homicide had planned this, premeditated this.

  2. Charles Hoge:

    The most important consideration is ensuring that there are procedures in place to address emergencies, such as if a patient reports intent to commit suicide or homicide.

  3. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance:

    I am confident that the experienced homicide and child abuse prosecutors in my office will see that justice is served in this tragic case.

  4. Lieutenant Andrew Neiman:

    We still don't know if that is an accurate account of how this item came into our possession, if you are the individual that provided that knife we would love to have you contact our Robbery Homicide Division.

  5. Lake County Coroner Thomas Rudd:

    We obviously know that a bullet killed Charles Joseph Gliniewicz, i ca n’t rule out a suicide. I ca n’t rule out an accident. And I ca n’t rule in a homicide.

Images & Illustrations of homicide

  1. homicidehomicidehomicidehomicidehomicide

Popularity rank by frequency of use

homicide#10000#19018#100000

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

Get even more translations for homicide »

Translation

Find a translation for the homicide definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Український (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Discuss these homicide definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Citation

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

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"homicide." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 2 Jun 2020. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/homicide>.

Are we missing a good definition for homicide? Don't keep it to yourself...

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for homicide:


Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.