[n] unlawful premeditated killing of a human being
[v] alter so as to make unrecognizable; "The tourists murdered the French language"
[v] kill intentionally and with premeditation; "The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered"
bump off, dispatch, execution, hit, homicide, mangle, mutilate, polish off, remove, slay, slaying
assassination, blood, bloodshed, burke, butchery, carnage, distort, dry-gulching, elimination, execute, falsify, fratricide, garble, gore, hit, infanticide, kill, kill, killing, liquidation, mass murder, massacre, parricide, putting to death, shoot-down, slaughter, thuggee, tyrannicide, warp