What does homicide mean?

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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. homicidenoun

    the killing of a human being by another human being

Wiktionary

  1. homicidenoun

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

    Etymology: From homicida and homicidium.

  2. homicidenoun

    A person who kills another.

    Etymology: From homicida and homicidium.

  3. homicidenoun

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

    Etymology: From homicida and homicidium.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Homicideverb

    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. Homicideverb

    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. Jason Chaffetz:

    There is a whole list of categories there that are a harm to public safety, including those that commit homicide, that you went ahead and released anyway, and so that law is crystal clear. You are making these discretionary choices and released these people out in the public and they are committing more crimes.

  2. Milwaukee District Attorney John Chisholm:

    It's very, very hard to charge a police officer with homicide if he does exactly what he is trained to do.

  3. Heather Waters:

    Im going to grieve for a very long time, its like the worlds worst nightmare. CLICK HERE FOR THE FOX NEWS APP The sheriffs office released a photo of Anthony Gumina under arrest, sitting down on what appeared to be a curb. Officials said in order to protect the integrity of their homicide investigation, not further information is being released at this time. But while officials claim to have evidence linking Gumina to his wifes death, a family member told Fox 40 he believes the 44-year-old is innocent.

  4. Commissioner Hayden:

    They were homicide to homicide, they were... normally have three in a week, there were weeks we had 10 in a week. That's just super abnormal for St. Louis.

  5. Monica Steele:

    I was asleep so it took me a while to comprehend that someone was at my door, and who was at my door. They kept saying they were the police department. There were two detectives and they said they were with the homicide division. My heart sunk, and they asked me if they could come inside and have a seat. That was very difficult to hear of course, you know, and the detectives were great. They stayed with me until I made the phone call because I had to call my mom.

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Translations for homicide

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  • 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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