slain

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsleɪn/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/sleɪn/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(slān)


From the verb slay: (⇒ conjugate)
slain is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

slain

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. a slain [soldier, warrior, knight]
  2. their slain [leader, enemies]
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

slay

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. slay [a dragon, the enemy, the beast]
  2. his [jokes, wit, sense of humor] slew them
  3. slain [by a gun, by the enemy, in a shootout, in his bed]
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