kill

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To disconnect (a user) forcibly from the network.

Etymology:

  • From Middle English killen, kyllen, cüllen, possibly a variant of Old English cwellan ), or from Old Norse kolla, Middle Dutch kollen, Icelandic kollur, see coll, cole ). Compare also Middle Dutch killen, kellen, Middle Low German killen, Middle High German kellen.
  • From Old High German kuoli, from Proto-Germanic *kōlaz. Cognate with German kühl, English cool, Dutch koel, Low German kool.
  • From Proto-Samic *kielë.
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Submitted on July 07, 2010

Additional definitions for 'kill':

killTo put to death; to extinguish the life of.
killTo invent a story that conveys the death of (a character).
killTo render inoperative.
killTo stop, cease, or render void; to terminate.
killTo amaze, exceed, stun, or otherwise incapacitate.
killTo produce feelings of dissatisfaction or revulsion in.
killTo use up or to waste.
killTo exert an overwhelming effect on.
killTo overpower, overwhelm, or defeat.
killTo force a company out of business.
killTo produce intense pain.
killTo punish severely.
killTo strike a ball or similar object with such force and placement as to make a shot that is impossible to defend against, usually winning a point.
killTo cause to assume the value zero.
killThe act of killing.
killSpecifically, the death blow.
killThe result of killing; that which has been killed.
killThe grounding of the ball on the opponent's court, winning the rally.
killA creek; a body of water; a channel or arm of the sea.
killA kiln.
killNot
killcool
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