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suicide

su·i·cide

suicide

 
pronunciation:
su ih saId
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of killing oneself on purpose.
He committed suicide rather than going to prison.Her death was not an accident; it was a suicide.
definition 2: an act that harms the prospects or circumstances of the person who performs it.
Many thought his decision to switch parties would be political suicide.
definition 3: someone who takes his or her own life on purpose.
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: suicided, suicides, suiciding
definition: to take one's own life intentionally.
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