put to death

Definitions of put to death
  1. verb
    kill as a means of socially sanctioned punishment
    synonyms: execute
    execute
    murder in a planned fashion
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    crucify
    kill by nailing onto a cross
    burn
    burn at the stake
    hang, string up
    kill by hanging
    halter
    hang with a halter
    gibbet
    hang on an execution instrument
    type of:
    kill
    cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly
    penalise, penalize, punish
    impose a penalty on; inflict punishment on
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