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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From Middle English _murder_, _murdre_, _mourdre_ "murder", alteration of earlier _murthre_ (“murder”) (see murther) from Old English _morþor_ (“secret slaying, unlawful killing”) and Old English _myrþra_ (“murder, homicide”), both from Proto-Germanic _*murþrą_ (“death, killing, murder”), from Proto-Indo-European _*mrtro-_ (“killing”), from Proto-Indo-European _*mer-_, _*mor-_, _*mr-_ (“to die”). Akin to Gothic

From Middle English murder, murdre, mourdre "murder", alteration of earlier murthre (murder) (see murther) from Old English morþor (secret slaying, unlawful killing) and Old English myrþra (murder, homicide), both from Proto-Germanic *murþrą (death, killing, murder), from Proto-Indo-European *mrtro- (killing), from Proto-Indo-European *mer-, *mor-, *mr- (to die). Akin to Gothic

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* (UK) IPA(key): /ˈmɜː(ɹ)də(ɹ)/ * (US) IPA(key): /ˈmɝdɚ/, [ˈmɚɾɚ] * Rhymes: -ɜː(r)də(r)

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈmɜː(ɹ)də(ɹ)/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈmɝdɚ/, [ˈmɚɾɚ]
  • Rhymes: -ɜː(r)də(r)

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - NOUN
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English - Noun

MURDER (_countable and uncountable_, _plural_ MURDERS) * (countable) An act of deliberate killing of another being, especially a human. _There have been ten unsolved MURDERS this year alone._ * 1984, Humphrey Carpenter, Mari Prichard, _The Oxford companion to children's literature_, page 275: It may be guessed, indeed, that this was the original form of the story, the fairy being the addition of those who considered Jack's thefts from (and MURDER of) the giant to be scarcely justified without her. * 2003, Paul Ruditis, _Star Trek Voyager: Companion_ (ISBN 0743417518), page 131: Captain Sulu, who served under the legendary James T. Kirk for many years, disobeys Starfleet orders in order to try and help Kirk and another old shipmate, Dr. McCoy, who have been imprisoned for the MURDER of the Klingon chancellor. * 2011, Carlene Brennen, _Hemingway's Cats_ (ISBN 1561644897), page 161: Dr. Herrera also knew Hemingway had held Batista's army personally responsible for the brutal MURDERS of his dogs, Blackie (Black Dog) and Machakos. * (uncountable) The crime of deliberate killing of another human. _The defendant was charged with MURDER._ * (uncountable, law, in jurisdictions which use the felony murder rule) The commission of an act which abets the commission of a crime the commission of which causes the death of a human. * (uncountable, used as a predicative noun) Something terrible to endure. _This headache is MURDER._ * (countable) A group of crows; the collective noun for crows. USAGE NOTES * Adjectives often applied to "murder": atrocious, attempted, brutal, cold-blooded, double, heinous, horrible, premeditated, triple, terrible, unsolved. SYNONYMS * (act of deliberate killing): homicide, manslaughter, assassination * (group of crows): flock DERIVED TERMS TRANSLATIONS

murder (countable and uncountable, plural murders)

  1. (countable) An act of deliberate killing of another being, especially a human.
    There have been ten unsolved murders this year alone.
  2. (uncountable) The crime of deliberate killing of another human.
    The defendant was charged with murder.
  3. (uncountable, law, in jurisdictions which use the felony murder rule) The commission of an act which abets the commission of a crime the commission of which causes the death of a human.
  4. (uncountable, used as a predicative noun) Something terrible to endure.
    This headache is murder.
  5. (countable) A group of crows; the collective noun for crows.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - VERB
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English - Verb

MURDER (_third-person singular simple present_ MURDERS, _present participle_ MURDERING, _simple past and past participle_ MURDERED) * To deliberately kill (a person or persons). _The woman found dead in her kitchen was MURDERED by her husband._ * (transitive, sports, figuratively, colloquial) To defeat decisively. _Our team is going to MURDER them._ * To botch or mangle * (figuratively, colloquial) To kick someone's ass or chew someone out (used to express one’s anger at somebody). _He's torn my best shirt. When I see him, I'll MURDER him!_ * (figuratively, colloquial, UK) to devour, ravish. _I could MURDER a hamburger right now._ SYNONYMS * (deliberately kill): assassinate, kill, massacre, slaughter * (defeat decisively): thrash, trounce, wipe the floor with * (express one’s anger at): kill TRANSLATIONS

murder (third-person singular simple present murders, present participle murdering, simple past and past participle murdered)

  1. To deliberately kill (a person or persons).
    The woman found dead in her kitchen was murdered by her husband.
  2. (transitive, sports, figuratively, colloquial) To defeat decisively.
    Our team is going to murder them.
  3. To botch or mangle
  4. (figuratively, colloquial) To kick someone's ass or chew someone out (used to express one’s anger at somebody).
    He's torn my best shirt. When I see him, I'll murder him!
  5. (figuratively, colloquial, UK) to devour, ravish.
    I could murder a hamburger right now.

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