1. homicide

noun. ['ˈhɑːməˌsaɪd'] the killing of a human being by another human being.


  • slaying
  • putting to death
  • shooting
  • manslaughter
  • execution
  • kill
  • honor killing
  • killing


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How do you spell homicide? Is it homocide ?

A common misspelling of homicide is homocide

Example sentences of the word homicide

1. Adjective
Violent crimes such as rape, sexual assault and homicide convictions will also be automatic disqualifiers.

2. Verb, past participle
Savannah, Charlestown and New Orleans all had homicide rates five times that of New York City.

3. Noun, singular or mass
The homicide rate is based on the inclusion of non-negligent manslaughter as well as murder.

Quotes containing the word homicide

1. HOMICIDE, n. The slaying of one human being by another. There arefour kinds of homicide: felonious, excusable, justifiable, andpraiseworthy, but it makes no great difference to the person slainwhether he fell by one kind or another -- the classification is foradvantage of the lawyers.
- Ambrose Bierce, The Unabridged Devil's Dictionary