slay - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/sleɪ/
present tense
I/you/we/theyslay
he/she/itslays
present participleslaying
past tenseslew
past participleslain
  1. 1
    literary to kill someone in a violent way

    He was slain in battle in 673.

derived word

slayer

noun [countable]
singularslayer
pluralslayers