put (one) to death

put (one) to death

To execute someone. The state put the mass murderer to death, the first execution in nearly 50 years.
See also: death, put

put (someone or some creature) to death

to kill someone or some creature. The killer was put to death right at midnight.
See also: death, put

put to death

Kill, execute, as in Another convicted murderer was put to death last night. [c. 1400]
See also: death, put

put to death

To execute.
See also: death, put
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