Synonyms of assassinate


1. assassinate, kill

usage: murder; especially of socially prominent persons; "Anwar Sadat was assassinated because many people did not like his peace politics with Israel"

2. assassinate, defame, slander, smirch, asperse, denigrate, calumniate, smear, sully, besmirch

usage: destroy or damage seriously, as of someone's reputation; "He assassinated his enemy's character"

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Definition and meaning of assassinate (Dictionary)