Homicide

another word for killing someone - e.g., murder, or manslaughter

Homicide

Homicide (homicidium, homo human being + caedere to cut, kill) is the act of a human killing another human. ==Criminal homicide== Criminal homicide takes several forms and includes certain unintentional killings. The crime committed in a criminal homicide is determined by the state of mind of the defendant and statutes defining the crime. Murder, ...
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homicide

the unlawful killing of a person (by another person/persons)
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Homicide

• (v. t.) One who kills another; a manslayer. • (v. t.) The killing of one human being by another.
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Homicide

(n) Homicide is the unnatural ending of the life of a person by an act or omission of another person or persons knowingly or otherwise. A homicide becomes a criminal act when it was done with a motive or intention to harm or with a reckless disregard of the safety of others. Suicide is a self executed homicide
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homicide

1. The killing of one human being by another. ... Homicide is of three kinds: justifiable, as when the killing is performed in the exercise of a right or performance of a duty; excusable, as when done, although not as duty or right, yet without culpable or criminal intent; and felonious, or involving what the law terms malice; the latter may be eit...
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homicide

noun the killing of a human being by another human being
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Homicide

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Homicide

Hom'i·cide noun [ French, from Latin homicidium , from homicida a man slayer; homo man + caedere to cut, kill. See Homage , and confer Concise , Shed , transitive verb ] 1. The killing of one human being by another. &...
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homicide

homicide (hom'usīd) , in law, the taking of human life. Homicides that are neither justifiable nor excusable are considered crimes. A criminal homicide committed with malice is known as murder, otherwise it is called manslaughter. A homicide is excusable if it is the result of an accident ...
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Homicide

Homicide is the legal term for the killing of one human being by another. Homicide may be justifiable, excusable or felonous (illegal). Justifiable homocide includes instances such as where the proper officer inflicts capital punishment, where an officer of justice kills an offender who assaults or resists him and who cannot otherwise be captured, ...
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homicide

homicide, homicidal 1. The killing of any human being, whether lawfully or unlawfully; in law there are various types: murder, manslaughter, justifiable homicide, excusable homicide, felonious homicide, etc. 2. One who kills a human being; a man-slayer; in earlier use often a murderer. 3. Anyone who kills another person.
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Homicide

Homicide: 1. The killing of a person. 2. Strictly speaking, the killing of a man. femicide. From the Latin meaning murderer, from homo, man + caedere, to kill.
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homicide

In law, the killing of a human being. This may be unlawful, lawful, or excusable, depending on the circumstances. Unlawful homicides include murder,
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homicide

In law, the killing of a human being. This may be unlawful, lawful, or excusable, depending on the circumstances. Unlawful homicides include murder, manslaughter, infanticide, and causing death by dangerous driving. Lawful homicide occurs where, for example, a police officer is justified in killing a criminal in the course of apprehension or when a...
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homicide

Killing of one human being by another.
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homicide

the killing of one human being by another. Homicide is a general term and may refer to a noncriminal act as well as the criminal act of murder. Some ... [1 related articles]
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Homicide

The killing of one human being by the act or omission of another. The term applies to all such killings, whether criminal or not. Homicide is noncriminal in a number of situations, including deaths as the result of war and putting someone to death by the valid sentence of a court. Killing may also be legally justified or excused, as it is in cases ...
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homicide

Type: Term Pronunciation: hom′i-sīd Definitions: 1. The killing of one human being by another.
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