Definition Of murder


kill (someone) unlawfully and with premeditation.

somebody tried to murder Joe

the unlawful premeditated killing of one human being by another.

the stabbing murder of an off-Broadway producer

Example Of murder

  • A cheating husband accused of murdering his wife and children 27 years ago told a jury yesterday: ‘I miss them to this day.’

  • A mother has spoken out against gun crime after seeing the man accused of murdering her son walk free from court.

  • A young woman in a close ethnic community, who had fallen in love with a Swedish man, was murdered by her father.

  • Among them were 646 cases of physical assault resulting in injury, and eight attempted murders but no actual murders .

  • An epidemic of criminal activities, murders , revenge killings and gang turf battles has resulted.

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