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put to death

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. execute, put to deathverb

    kill as a means of socially sanctioned punishment

    "In some states, criminals are executed"


  1. put to deathverb

    To kill as punishment for capital crimes; to execute.


  1. put to death

    To put to death is to intentionally cause someone's death as a result of a legal or judicial order, often in the context of capital punishment. It can also relate to a deliberate act of killing, such as in mercy killing or euthanizing animals.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of put to death in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of put to death in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of put to death in a Sentence

  1. Don Knight:

    Richard Glossip said Richard Glossip was so happy that if Richard Glossip were put to death, Richard Glossip wouldn't be executed with people thinking Richard Glossip did it.

  2. Hasan Ali:

    He will be put to death as soon as possible.

  3. Judy Garland:

    We cast away priceless time in dreams, born of imagination, fed upon illusion, and put to death by reality.

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