Meaning of suicide

su•i•cide

Pronunciation: (s'u-sīd"), [key]
— n., v., -cid•ed, -cid•ing.
—n.
  1. the intentional taking of one's own life.
  2. destruction of one's own interests or prospects: Buying that house was financial suicide.
  3. a person who intentionally takes his or her own life.
—v.i.
  1. to commit suicide.
—v.t.
  1. to kill (oneself&hasp;).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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