Mur·der, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Murdered p. pr. & vb. n. Murdering.]
1. To kill with premediated malice; to kill (a human being) willfully, deliberately, and unlawfully. See Murder, n.
2. To destroy; to put an end to.
[Canst thou] murder thy breath in middle of a word? --Shak.
3. To mutilate, spoil, or deform, as if with malice or cruelty; to mangle; as, to murder the king's English.
Syn: -- To kill; assassinate; slay. See Kill.
adj : killed unlawfully; "the murdered woman"; "lay a wreath on
murdered Lincoln's bier"