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I want my job to include a little adventure, a little more of a heightened reality than what I'm actually living. And 'Castle' has that. He gets this opportunity to tail these homicide detectives, and he's driven by that. He's a little immature, but he's obviously loving life.
Nathan Fillion

Meaning of "homicide" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD HOMICIDE

From Old French, from Latin homo man + caedere to slay.
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PRONUNCIATION OF HOMICIDE

homicide  [ˈhɒmɪˌsaɪd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HOMICIDE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Homicide is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HOMICIDE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of homicide in the English dictionary

The definition of homicide in the dictionary is the killing of a human being by another person. Other definition of homicide is a person who kills another.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HOMICIDE


bactericide
bækˈtɪərɪˌsaɪd
Barmecide
ˈbɑːmɪˌsaɪd
countryside
ˈkʌntrɪˌsaɪd
deicide
ˈdiːɪˌsaɪd
fungicide
ˈfʌndʒɪˌsaɪd
germicide
ˈdʒɜːmɪˌsaɪd
Heaviside
ˈhɛvɪˌsaɪd
herbicide
ˈhɜːbɪˌsaɪd
infanticide
ɪnˈfæntɪˌsaɪd
insecticide
ɪnˈsɛktɪˌsaɪd
Merseyside
ˈmɜːzɪˌsaɪd
pesticide
ˈpɛstɪˌsaɪd
regicide
ˈrɛdʒɪˌsaɪd
rodenticide
rəʊˈdɛntɪˌsaɪd
silicide
ˈsɪlɪˌsaɪd
spermicide
ˈspɜːmɪˌsaɪd
Speyside
ˈspeɪˌsaɪd
suicide
ˈsuːɪˌsaɪd
vermicide
ˈvɜːmɪˌsaɪd
wayside
ˈweɪˌsaɪd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HOMICIDE

homicidal
homicidally
homicide bomber
homie
homier
homiest
homiletic
homiletical
homiletically
homiletics
homilies
homilist
homily
hominess
homing
homing device
homing guidance
homing instinct
homing pigeon
hominid

WORDS THAT END LIKE HOMICIDE

algicide
assisted suicide
biopesticide
culpable homicide
decide
feticide
filicide
foeticide
fratricide
justifiable homicide
larvicide
liberticide
matricide
miticide
molluscicide
negligent homicide
nematicide
parricide
patricide
raticide
tyrannicide

Synonyms and antonyms of homicide in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «HOMICIDE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «homicide» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of homicide

Translation of «homicide» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HOMICIDE

Find out the translation of homicide to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of homicide from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «homicide» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

杀人
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

homicidio
570 millions of speakers

English

homicide
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हत्या
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

القتل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

убийство
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

homicídio
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নরহত্যা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

homicide
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pembunuhan beramai-ramai
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Mord
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

殺人
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

살인
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pembunuhan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

giết người
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கொலை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

खून
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

cinayet
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

omicidio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zabójstwo
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

вбивство
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

omucidere
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ανθρωποκτονία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

manslag
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

mord
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

drap
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of homicide

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HOMICIDE»

The term «homicide» is very widely used and occupies the 11.350 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HOMICIDE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «homicide» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «homicide» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about homicide

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10 QUOTES WITH «HOMICIDE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word homicide.
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Saint Ambrose
God, who preferred the correction rather than the death of a sinner, did not desire that a homicide be punished by the exaction of another act of homicide.
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Scott Anderson
Just as with homicide, those in the 'passion' category of suicide are much more likely to turn to whatever means are immediately available - those that are easy and quick.
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Daniel Baldwin
Homicide is the best material I've had the chance to do.
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Peter Benchley
A human being is still more likely to die of a bee sting, snake bite or, Lord knows, automobile accident than by shark attack. We do not execute the perpretrators of death by car. We should not butcher an animal for an inadvertent homicide.
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Pat Brown
Police are reluctant to label a murder as a possible serial homicide.
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Ryan Coogler
Homicide through gun violence is the leading cause of death among young African American males in the United States. If people look a certain way, they have a higher tendency of dying, of having their lives taken away.
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Jim Dine
I've never had an easy relationship with critics. I hold a lot of homicide in my heart. If this was another time, I'd be packing a piece.
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John Doolittle
Iran has long sponsored terrorists who carry out homicide bombings in Israeli cities. However, it is a mistake to believe the danger Iran poses is directed at Israel alone.
9
Larry Elder
The No. 1 cause of preventable death for young black men is not auto accidents or accidental drowning, but homicide.
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Nathan Fillion
I want my job to include a little adventure, a little more of a heightened reality than what I'm actually living. And 'Castle' has that. He gets this opportunity to tail these homicide detectives, and he's driven by that. He's a little immature, but he's obviously loving life.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HOMICIDE»

Discover the use of homicide in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to homicide and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Homicide
This book is an exercise in "evolutionary psychology": the attempt to understand normal social motives as products of the process of evolution by natural selection.
Martin Daly, Margo Wilson, 1988
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Homicide: A Year On The Killing Streets
David Simon was the first reporter ever to gain unlimited access to a homicide unit, and his remarkable book is both a compelling account of casework and an investigation into out culture of violence.
David Simon, 2008
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Understanding Homicide
The book is unique in its focus, coverage, and style and bridges a major gap in criminological literature.
Fiona Brookman, 2005
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Homicide: A Sociological Explanation
Preface Acknowledgments 1 Homicide as a Routine Event We Have a Problem 2 Some Consequences of Homicide 7 Sociology and Homicide 12 Modernity and Homicide 14 Notes 17 2. How to Understand Homicide Cross-National and ...
Leonard Beeghley, 2004
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Sexual Homicide: Patterns and Motives- Paperback
Featured in this book is detailed information on the F.B.I.'s recently developed Violent Criminal Apprehension Program (VICAP) and a sample of an actual VICAP Crime Analysis Report Form.
John E. Douglas, Ann W. Burgess, Robert K. Ressler, 2008
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Homicide: A Bibliography, Second Edition
Homicide represents the result of an exhaustive search of the world literature regarding homicide.
Bal K. Jerath, Rajinder Jerath, 1993
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AMERICAN HOMICIDE
In American Homicide, Randolph Roth charts changes in the character and incidence of homicide in the U.S. from colonial times to the present.
Randolph Roth, 2012
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Honolulu Homicide: Murder and Mayhem in Paradise
Retired Honolulu Police Department major Gary A. Dias and Honolulu advertiser reporter Robbie Dingeman provide inside information about some of Oahu's most disturbing crimes.
Gary A. Dias, Robbie Dingeman, 2003
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Homicide: the novel
In the first book of a new series based on the popular television program, Detectives Frank Pembleton and Tim Bayliss take to the streets to solve a case that threatens to tear the city apart. Original. TV tie-in.
Jerome Preisler, 1996
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Drinking, Homicide, and Rebellion in Colonial Mexican Villages
This study analyzes the impact of Spanish rule on Indian peasant identity in the late colonial period by investigating three areas of social behavior.
William B. Taylor, 1979

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HOMICIDE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term homicide is used in the context of the following news items.
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Mother pleads guilty to tribal charge of homicide in daughter's death …
The mother of a 2-year-old girl whose death became emblematic of the lack of justice on tribal lands has pleaded guilty to a homicide charge in ... «Fox News, Jul 15»
2
Arrest made in homicide | WJLA.com
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Homicide Branch have announced an arrest has been made in ... «WJLA, Jul 15»
3
Woman killed in weekend homicide identified | CTV Edmonton News
Teen dead in crash near Leduc. Air Date: July 15, 2015. false. CTV Edmonton: Victim ID'd in weekend homicide ... «CTV News, Jul 15»
4
Police investigating toddler's death as homicide | WOODTV.com
(WOOD) — Authorities are calling the death of a 19-month-old boy near Kalamazoo a homicide. Around 11 p.m. Tuesday, emergency ... «WOODTV.com, Jul 15»
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Witnesses, DNA link suspects to 2014 homicide - ActionNewsJax.com
Arsenio James, 26 and Timothy Webster, 18, are charged with the October 2014 murder of 63-year-old Gary Bell. “I was just shocked. I was so ... «ActionNewsJax.com, Jul 15»
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UPDATED: Suspect in St. John homicide in police custody - The Times
Frego said Wednesday's shooting was the town's first homicide since 2004. The homicide in 2004 was a murder-suicide that claimed the lives ... «nwitimes.com, Jul 15»
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3 arrested for 2014 New Haven homicide - WTNH.com
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Three people have been arrested in connection with the April 2014 homicide of 16-year-old Torrence “T.J.” ... «WTNH Connecticut News, Jul 15»
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Detroit teens charged with murder in June homicide | News - Home
Detroit teens charged with murder in June homicide. Author: Derick Hutchinson, ClickOnDetroit.com. Published On: Jul 15 2015 08:12:22 PM ... «WDIV Detroit, Jul 15»
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Boston police investigating city's 14th homicide after fatal shooting in …
BOSTON — With six months of 2015 already in the books, Boston's homicide count has surpassed Springfield's after a man was fatally shot ... «MassLive.com, Jul 15»
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Loveland police officer charged in connection to 2013 homicide case
A Loveland police detective Wednesday was charged with a felony count of trying to influence a public servant after an investigation by the ... «The Denver Post, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Homicide [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/homicide>. Oct 2020 ».
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