put to death


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be put to death

To be executed. The judge decided the murderer should be put to death.
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put (one) to death

To execute someone. The state put the mass murderer to death, the first execution in nearly 50 years.
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put (someone or some creature) to death

to kill someone or some creature. The killer was put to death right at midnight.
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put to death

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

To execute.
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Jack Harold Jones and Marcel Wayne Williams were put to death in a double execution.
Murder and drug trafficking cases account for the majority of Saudi executions, although 47 people were put to death for terrorism on a single day in January.
They are expected to be put to death in the near future at the same time as drug convicts from France, Brazil, the Philippines, Nigeria and Ghana, although no date has been set.
On the same day, a man, also in Jouf area, was put to death for killing his two-year-old son.
The Amnesty report says executions happened in 22 countries, with 100 more people put to death compared to the previous year.
WASHINGTON: Accused bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should be put to death if he is found guilty of planting bombs that killed three people and wounded 264 at the Boston Marathon last year, the U.
WASHINGTON, Rabi'I 29, 1435, Jan 30, 2014, SPA -- Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should be put to death if he is found guilty of planting bombs that killed three people and wounded 264 last year, the U.
Three men are to be put to death for murdering a Sharjah resident who had helped a sex worker escape their clutches.
The execution brings to 63 the number of people put to death in Saudi Arabia so far this year, the paper said.
A MURDERER is to be granted his final wish - put to death by a firing squad.
Yet in another breath he said the little boys who killed Jamie Bulger should have been put to death.
Osama bin Laden threatened al-Qaeda would kill any Americans it takes prisoner if accused September 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed is put to death, according to an audiotape aired on al Jazeera on Thursday.
1 : to put to death by nailing or binding the hands and feet to a cross
Even though more countries are renouncing the death penalty, more people were put to death last year - 5,628 - than in either of the previous two years, it was reported in Italy last night.
Easter is about a robber and a murderer called Barabbas, he was alone in his jail cell waiting to be put to death.