Definition of Commit suicide

1. Verb. Kill oneself. "The terminally ill patient committed suicide"

Generic synonyms: Kill



Definition of Commit suicide

1. Verb. To kill oneself; to take one's own life. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Commit Suicide

commissure
commissure of cerebral hemispheres
commissure of fornix
commissure of habenulae
commissure of inferior colliculi
commissure of lips
commissure of superior colliculus
commissures
commissurotomies
commissurotomy
commit a bill
commit point
commit suicide
commit to memory
commital
commitment
commitment-phobe
commitment-phobes
commitment-phobia
commitment-phobic
commitment of mentally ill
commitmentphobe
commitmentphobes
commitments
commitology
commits
commits suicide

Literary usage of Commit suicide

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Treatise on the Law of Crimes by William Lawrence Clark, William Lawrence Marshall, Herschel Bouton Lazell (1905)
"206, a conviction of manslaughter was sustained where a person killed another in an attempt to commit suicide, and It was intimated that the conviction ..."

2. Precedents of Indictments and Pleas: Adapted to the Use Both of the Courts by Francis Wharton (1871)
"(1060) Attempt to commit suicide. (1046) Attempt to commit an offence, in Massachusetts. That AB, of, &c., on, &c., at, &c., did attempt to commit an ..."

3. The Life of Napoleon Buonaparte, Emperor of the French: With a Preliminary by Walter Scott (1827)
"Singular Statement made by Baron Fain, Napoleon's Secretary, of the Emperor's attempt to commit Suicide.—After this he becomes more resigned. ..."

4. The Monist by Hegeler Institute, Edward C. Hegeler (1905)
"That is, the proposition amounts merely to asserting that there is a married woman who will commit suicide if every married man fails in business. ..."

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