Translation of "kill" - English-German dictionary


verb /kil/

to cause the death of

He killed the rats with poison
The outbreak of typhoid killed many people
The flat tyre killed our hopes of getting home before midnight.
killer noun

a person, animal etc that kills

der Mörder; Mörder-
There is a killer on the loose
(also adjective) a killer disease.
kill off

to destroy completely

So many deer have been shot that the species has almost been killed off.
kill time

to find something to do to use up spare time

die Zeit totschlagen
I’m just killing time until I hear whether I’ve got a job or not.

(Translation of “kill” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)