Translation of "murder" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈmɜː·dər/ us /ˈmɜr·dər/

B1 the crime of killing someone

verb uk /ˈmɜːdər/ us /ˈmɜr·dər/

B1 to kill someone


(Translation of “murder” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈməːdə/

(an act of) killing a person on purpose and illegally

asesinato, homicidio
The police are treating his death as a case of murder
an increase in the number of murders.

any killing or causing of death that is considered as bad as this

asesinato, homicidio
the murder of innocent people by terrorists.
murderer noun (feminine murderess)

asesino; asesina
Murderers are no longer hanged in Britain.
murderous adjective

intending, or capable of, murder

asesino, homicida
There was a murderous look in his eye.
murderously adverb

de forma asesina

(Translation of “murder” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)