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Meaning of "regicide" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD REGICIDE

From Latin rēx king + -cide.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF REGICIDE

regicide  [ˈrɛdʒɪˌsaɪd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF REGICIDE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Regicide 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 REGICIDE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

regicide

Regicide

The broad definition of regicide is the deliberate killing of a monarch, or the person responsible for the killing of a monarch. In a narrower sense, in the British tradition, it refers to the judicial execution of a king after a trial. More broadly, it can also refer to the killing of an emperor or any other reigning sovereign.

Definition of regicide in the English dictionary

The definition of regicide in the dictionary is the killing of a king. Other definition of regicide is a person who kills a king.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH REGICIDE


acaricide
əˈkærɪˌsaɪd
algicide
ˈældʒɪˌsaɪd
bactericide
bækˈtɪərɪˌsaɪd
countryside
ˈkʌntrɪˌsaɪd
deicide
ˈdiːɪˌsaɪd
foeticide
ˈfiːtɪˌsaɪd
fungicide
ˈfʌndʒɪˌsaɪd
Heaviside
ˈhɛvɪˌsaɪd
herbicide
ˈhɜːbɪˌsaɪd
homicide
ˈhɒmɪˌsaɪd
infanticide
ɪnˈfæntɪˌsaɪd
insecticide
ɪnˈsɛktɪˌsaɪd
Merseyside
ˈmɜːzɪˌsaɪd
pesticide
ˈpɛstɪˌsaɪd
rodenticide
rəʊˈdɛntɪˌsaɪd
silicide
ˈsɪlɪˌsaɪd
spermicide
ˈspɜːmɪˌsaɪd
Speyside
ˈspeɪˌsaɪd
suicide
ˈsuːɪˌsaɪd
wayside
ˈweɪˌsaɪd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE REGICIDE

regicidal
regie
regild
regime
regime change
regimen
regiment
regimental
regimental band
regimental sergeant major
regimentally
regimentals
regimentation
regimented
regiminal
Regin
Regina
reginal
Regiomontanus
region

WORDS THAT END LIKE REGICIDE

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

Synonyms and antonyms of regicide in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «regicide» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF REGICIDE

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

Translator English - Chinese

大逆
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

regicidio
570 millions of speakers

English

regicide
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

राज-हत्या
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

قتل الملك
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

цареубийство
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

regicídio
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

regicidal
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

régicide
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Regisif
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Königsmord
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

国王殺し
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

국왕 살해자
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Regisikal
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tội giết vua
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

regicidal
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नियमानुसार
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

regicidal
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

regicidio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

królobójca
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

царевбивство
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

regicid
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

βασιλοκτονίας
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

koning moord
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

regicide
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

regicide
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of regicide

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «REGICIDE»

The term «regicide» is regularly used and occupies the 55.207 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «REGICIDE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «regicide» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «regicide» 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 regicide

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «REGICIDE»

Discover the use of regicide in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to regicide and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Regicide and Revolution: Speeches at the Trial of Louis XVI
New to this edition is an appendix containing "Revolutionary Justice," Ferenc Feher's classic rebuttal to Walzer's thesis, and Walzer's response, "The King's Trial and the Political Culture of the Revolution."
Michael Walzer, 2013
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Regicide and Restoration: English Tragicomedy, 1660-1671
Focusing on the directions taken by tragicomedy and the court masque, this book accounts for the shift in genre during the decade following the return of Charles II.
Nancy Klein Maguire, 1992
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Regicide
British Fantasy Award winner Nicholas Royle has written a powerful story set in a nightmarish otherworld of fathers and sons, hopes and dreams, love and death.
Nicholas Royle, 2011
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Reform and Regicide: The Reign of Peter III of Russia
"This book is an important contribution to an understanding of the development of the Russian political tradition.
Carol S. Leonard, 1993
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Regicide: The Official Assassination of John F. Kennedy
Backed-up with documents reproduced in the book, Douglas proves, which individuals plotted to kill John F. Kennedy, why they thought that this assassination was justified, how it was done, who else was involved, and how the cover-up of this ...
Gregory Douglas, 2002
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Descendant of a Regicide
King Killers (Regicides): these are the people who signed the death warrant for King Charles I. Three of the Regicides escaped to America. What happened to the other Regicides?
Joseph Gough, 2005
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The Politics of Regicide in England: 1760 - 1850 ; ...
This lively, accessible book reappraises the often complex relationship between British monarchs and their more troublesome subjects in the “age of revolutions.” By exploring the efforts of the mad and the politically disaffected to ...
Steve Poole, 2000
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Regicide and republicanism: politics and ethics in the ...
-- David Norbrook, Magdalen College
Sarah Barber, 1998
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Select Works: Four letters on the proposals for peace with ...
But if we look to him as our security against the consequences of a Regicide Peace, let us be assured, that a Regicide Peace and a Constitutional Ministry are terms that will not agree. With a Regicide Peace the King cannot long have a ...
Edmund Burke, Edward John Payne, 1878
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Select Works: Four letters on the proposals for peace with ...
with the Letters on a Regicide Peace. Difficult as the comparison would in any case be, this condition of incompleteness and mutilation renders it more difficult than ever. But one thing will be abundantly clear to any one who reads the present ...
Edmund Burke, Edward John Payne, 1926

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «REGICIDE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term regicide is used in the context of the following news items.
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Campaign Seeks to Rename Moscow Metro Station Honoring …
Campaign Seeks to Rename Moscow Metro Station Honoring Regicide. By Daria Litvinova; Jul. 23 2015 21:12; Last edited 21:13. WikicommonsThe Russian ... «The Moscow Times, Jul 15»
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Fringe Review: Regicide
There's lots of fresh new talent in Regicide, a smart sketch show directed by Second City veteran Kerry Griffin. The lively opening ensemble number informs us ... «NOW Magazine, Jul 15»
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Warhammer 40000: Regicide adds new Space Marines and Ork Clan
Warhammer 40,000: Regicide launched in Early Access on May 4. It's probably the coolest, bloodiest game of chess you'll ever play. The Elder Scrolls Online ... «VG247, Jun 15»
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Regicide Relief
Regicide Relief. June 25, 2015 10:27 am June 25, 2015 10:27 am. Comment. Email; Share; Tweet; Save; More. Update: Just to put this out there, and let my 60s ... «New York Times, Jun 15»
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Warhammer 40K: Regicide Full Version Release Date, News and …
There are two ways to play Regicide. Classic mode is simply the standard chess game with some great and bloody animation. Regicide mode is the Classic ... «Crossmap, May 15»
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'Warhammer 40000: Regicide' Early Access Hands-On Preview …
Fortunately Hammerfall Publishing is here with Warhammer 40,000: Regicide, a game that recreates chess as a brutal fight between Space Marines and Orks. «Gamenguide, May 15»
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'Warhammer 40000: Regicide' Gameplay Video Shows Off Unit …
(Hammerfall Publishing) Curb stomp, yo. The endless march of Warhammer titles goes marching on, this time with another look at Warhammer 40,000 Regicide. «Gamenguide, May 15»
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'Warhammer 40000: Regicide' Gameplay Footage: This Isn't Your …
Australian developer Hammerfall Publishing has released a new gameplay video for their Early Access project, Warhammer 40,000: Regicide. The game might ... «Gamenguide, Apr 15»
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Warhammer 40000: Regicide gets first gameplay trailer
We've seen a few trailers for the upcoming Warhammer 40,000: Regicide, the Orks-versus-Space Marines game of chess that's set to hit Early Access in May. «PC Gamer, Apr 15»
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Chess with chainswords: How Regicide builds on a classic
Matt talks Warhammer 40,000: Regicide with project lead Cathrin Machin and community manager Thomas Holdsworth from Aussie studio Hammerfall ... «Gameplanet, Apr 15»

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