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Homicide vs. Murder

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Main Difference

The main difference between Homicide and Murder is that the Homicide is a killing of a human being by another human being. Use as value for "manner of death" (P1196) and Murder is a unlawful killing of a human with malice aforethought

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  • Homicide (noun)

    The killing of one person by another, whether premeditated or unintentional.

  • Homicide (noun)

    A person who kills another.

  • Homicide (noun)

    A victim of homicide; a person who has been unlawfully killed by someone else.

  • Murder (noun)

    An act of deliberate killing of another being, especially a human.

    "There have been ten unsolved murders this year alone."

  • Murder (noun)

    The crime of deliberate killing of another human.

    "The defendant was charged with murder."

  • Murder (noun)

    The commission of an act which abets the commission of a crime the commission of which causes the death of a human.

  • Murder (noun)

    Something terrible to endure.

    "This headache is murder."

  • Murder (noun)

    A group of crows; the collective noun for crows.

  • Murder (verb)

    To kill (a person or persons).

    "The woman found dead in her kitchen was murdered by her husband."

  • Murder (verb)

    To defeat decisively.

    "Our team is going to murder them."

  • Murder (verb)

    To mangle.

  • Murder (verb)

    To kick someone's ass or chew someone out (used to express one’s anger at somebody).

    "He's torn my best shirt. When I see him, I'll murder him!"

  • Murder (verb)

    to devour, ravish.

    "I could murder a hamburger right now."

Wiktionary
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  • Homicide (noun)

    The killing of one human being by another.

  • Homicide (noun)

    One who kills another; a manslayer.

  • Murder (noun)

    The offense of killing a human being with malice prepense or aforethought, express or implied; intentional and unlawful homicide.

  • Murder

    To kill with premediated malice; to kill (a human being) willfully, deliberately, and unlawfully. See Murder, n.

  • Murder

    To destroy; to put an end to.

  • Murder

    To mutilate, spoil, or deform, as if with malice or cruelty; to mangle; as, to murder the king's English.

Webster Dictionary
  • Homicide (noun)

    the killing of a human being by another human being

  • Murder (noun)

    unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being

  • Murder (verb)

    kill intentionally and with premeditation;

    "The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered"

  • Murder (verb)

    alter so as to make unrecognizable;

    "The tourists murdered the French language"

Princeton's WordNet

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