put to death

put to death

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  • put to death — index destroy (efface), dispatch (put to death), execute (sentence to death), extinguish, kill (murder), slay …   Law dictionary

  • put to death — put (someone) to death to kill a person. The bomber will not be put to death, but he will spend the rest of his life in prison. Usage notes: most often used to refer to legal punishment for murder …   New idioms dictionary

  • put to death — ► put to death execute. Main Entry: ↑death …   English terms dictionary

  • put to death — verb kill as a means of socially sanctioned punishment (Freq. 2) In some states, criminals are executed • Syn: ↑execute • Derivationally related forms: ↑execution (for: ↑execute), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • put to death — killed, shot, hanged, put down    If a soldier deserted the army he was put to death …   English idioms

  • put to death — the czar and his family were put to death Syn: execute, hang, behead, guillotine, decapitate, electrocute, shoot, gas, crucify, stone; kill, murder, assassinate, eliminate, terminate, exterminate, destroy; informal bump off, polish off …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • put to death according to law — index execute (sentence to death) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • To put to death — Put Put, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Put}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Putting}.] [AS. potian to thrust: cf. Dan. putte to put, to put into, Fries. putje; perh. akin to W. pwtio to butt, poke, thrust; cf. also Gael. put to push, thrust, and E. potter, v. i.] 1. To …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • put to death — verb To kill as punishment for capital crimes; to execute. Syn: execute …   Wiktionary

  • put to death — execute …   English contemporary dictionary

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