Associations to the word «Homicide»


HOMICIDE, noun. (uncountable) The killing of one person by another, whether premeditated or unintentional.
HOMICIDE, noun. (countable) A person who kills another.
HOMICIDE, noun. (countable) (US) (police jargon) A victim of homicide; a person who has been unlawfully killed by someone else.

Dictionary definition

HOMICIDE, noun. The killing of a human being by another human being.

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke