electrocute definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To eliminate with electrical energy: an employee who had been electrocuted by a high-tension wire.
    • To perform (a condemned prisoner) in the form of electricity.
    • To perform or place to death by electricity.
    • To kill with electricity: an employee who was simply electrocuted by a high-tension wire.
    • To execute (a condemned prisoner) by means of electrical energy.
    • To perform or put to death by electrical energy.
    • To eliminate with electrical energy: a worker who was simply electrocuted by a high-tension line.
    • To perform (a condemned prisoner) in the form of electricity.
    • To execute or place to death by electrical energy.
  • verb:
    • To cause demise from immediate complications caused by electric shock.
    • To cause a severe electric surprise, not fatally.
    • kill by electric surprise
    • kill by electrocution, like in the electric seat
    • resulting in death from immediate complications resulting from electric shock.
    • To inflict a severe electric surprise, not always fatally.
    • eliminate by electric surprise
    • kill by electrocution, such as the electric seat
    • To cause death from immediate problems resulting from electric shock.
    • To cause a severe electric surprise, not fatally.
    • kill by electric surprise
    • kill by electrocution, as in the electric chair
  • noun:
    • See electricute, electricution.
    • See electricute, electricution.
    • See electricute, electricution.

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