Associations to the word «Assassinate»


ASSASSINATE, verb. To murder someone, especially an important person, by a sudden or obscure attack, especially for ideological or political reasons. [from 17th c.]
ASSASSINATE, verb. (figuratively) To harm, ruin, or defame severely or destroy by treachery, slander, libel, or obscure attack.
ASSASSINATE, noun. (obsolete) Assassination, murder.
ASSASSINATE, noun. (obsolete) An assassin.

Dictionary definition

ASSASSINATE, verb. Murder; especially of socially prominent persons; "Anwar Sadat was assassinated because many people did not like his peace politics with Israel".
ASSASSINATE, verb. Destroy or damage seriously, as of someone's reputation; "He assassinated his enemy's character".

Wise words

Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.
Napoleon Hill