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homicide 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˈhäməˌsīd/,/ˈhōmə-/,
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homicides, plural;
  1. The deliberate and unlawful killing of one person by another; murder
    • - he was charged with homicide
    • - two thirds of homicides in the county were drug-related
  2. The police department that deals with such crimes
    • - a detective from Homicide
  3. A murderer


  1. the killing of a human being by another human being
  2. (homicidal) characteristic of or capable of or having a tendency toward killing another human being ; "a homicidal rage"; "murderous thugs"
  3. Homicide (homicidium, homo man + caedere to cut, kill) refers to the act of a human killing a human being. A common form of homicide, for example, would be murder. It can also describe a person who has committed such an act, though this use is rare in modern English. ...
  4. Homicide is a crime drama written and directed by David Mamet, and released in 1991. The film's cast includes Joe Mantegna, William H. Macy, and Ving Rhames. It was entered into the 1991 Cannes Film Festival.
  5. Homicide was an Australian police procedural television series made by Crawford Productions for the Seven Network between 1964 and 1977.
  6. Homicide, according to the Spanish Criminal Code 1995 is a crime which contravenes the legal right to "independent human life". It is found in article 138 which states: "He who kills another will be punished, as a defendant of homicide, with a prison sentence of ten to fifteen years".
  7. Nelson Rodriguez Erazo (born March 20, 1977) is an American professional wrestler of Puerto Rican descent, better known by his ring name, Homicide. ...
  8. Homicidal is a 1961 thriller film produced and directed by the self-proclaimed "King of Showmanship", William Castle. Written by Robb White, the film stars Glenn Corbett, Patricia Breslin, Eugenie Leontovich, Alan Bunce, Richard Rust, and Joan Marshall (billed as Jean Arless). ...
  9. The killing of one person by another, whether premeditated or unintentional; A person who kills another; A victim of homicide; a person who has been unlawfully killed by someone else
  10. (Homicidal) A state characterized by one person's verbal or behavioral threats to harm or kill another person. Requires immediate intervention.
  11. To dream that you commit homicide, foretells that you will suffer great anguish and humiliation through the indifference of others, and your gloomy surroundings will cause perplexing worry to those close to you. ...
  12. When 1 person kills another directly, or has someone else kill that person, or the person is killed by the omission of another (that is, by their failure to act when the law requires them to act). It is not always a crime. Homicide can be:
  13. Death due to injury inflicted, by any means, by another person with intent to injure or kill. Death resulting from legal intervention and operations of war are excluded. See Assault
  14. The killing of one human being by the act, procurement, or omission of another (not necessarily a crime; see below). Excusable-Death resulting from a lawful act, when no hurt is intended; death resulting from an act of self defense. ...
  15. Death resulting from the intentional use of force or power, threatened or actual, against another person, group, or community.
  16. The taking of a life by act or omission.
  17. When a singer performs a song he or she has never performed before (see kamakaze), and knows from the very start that the performance will be quite bad.
  18. Literally, human killing. The crimes of homicide range from different degrees of murder to different kinds of manslaughter.
  19. The word includes all occasions where one human being, by act or omission, takes away the life of another. Murder and manslaughter are different kinds of homicides. Executing a death-row inmate is another form of homicide, but one, which is excusable in the eyes of the law. ...
  20. to kill another person