put to death

  • 1 put to death — index destroy (efface), dispatch (put to death), execute (sentence to death), extinguish, kill (murder), slay …

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  • 2 put to death — put (someone) to death to kill a person. The bomber will not be put to death, but he will spend the rest of his life in prison. Usage notes: most often used to refer to legal punishment for murder …

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  • 3 put to death — ► put to death execute. Main Entry: ↑death …

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  • 4 put to death — verb kill as a means of socially sanctioned punishment (Freq. 2) In some states, criminals are executed • Syn: ↑execute • Derivationally related forms: ↑execution (for: ↑execute), ↑ …

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  • 5 put to death — killed, shot, hanged, put down    If a soldier deserted the army he was put to death …

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  • 6 put to death — the czar and his family were put to death Syn: execute, hang, behead, guillotine, decapitate, electrocute, shoot, gas, crucify, stone; kill, murder, assassinate, eliminate, terminate, exterminate, destroy; informal bump off, polish off …

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  • 7 put to death — verb To kill as punishment for capital crimes; to execute. Syn: execute …

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  • 8 put to death — execute …

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  • 9 put to death — Kill …

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  • 10 put to death — idi to kill; execute …

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  • 11 put to death according to law — index execute (sentence to death) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 12 To put to death — Put Put, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Put}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Putting}.] [AS. potian to thrust: cf. Dan. putte to put, to put into, Fries. putje; perh. akin to W. pwtio to butt, poke, thrust; cf. also Gael. put to push, thrust, and E. potter, v. i.] 1. To …

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  • 13 was put to death — was killed, was slain, was sentenced to death …

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  • 14 death — W1S1 [deθ] n [: Old English;] 1.) a) [U] the end of the life of a person or animal ≠ ↑birth death of ▪ The death of his mother came as a tremendous shock. ▪ Cancer is the leading cause of death in women. ▪ How Danielle …

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  • 15 death — ► NOUN 1) the action or fact of dying. 2) an instance of a person or an animal dying. 3) the state of being dead. 4) the end of something. ● at death s door Cf. ↑at death s door ● …

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  • 16 death warrant — see warrant Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. death warrant …

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  • 17 Put — Put, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Put}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Putting}.] [AS. potian to thrust: cf. Dan. putte to put, to put into, Fries. putje; perh. akin to W. pwtio to butt, poke, thrust; cf. also Gael. put to push, thrust, and E. potter, v. i.] 1. To… …

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  • 19 Put case — Put Put, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Put}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Putting}.] [AS. potian to thrust: cf. Dan. putte to put, to put into, Fries. putje; perh. akin to W. pwtio to butt, poke, thrust; cf. also Gael. put to push, thrust, and E. potter, v. i.] 1. To …

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  • 20 put someone to death — put (someone) to death to kill a person. The bomber will not be put to death, but he will spend the rest of his life in prison. Usage notes: most often used to refer to legal punishment for murder …

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