suicide

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsuːɪsaɪd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈsuəˌsaɪd/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(so̅o̅ə sīd′)


Inflections of 'suicide' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
suicides
v 3rd person singular
suiciding
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
suicided
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
suicided
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

suicide

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [teen, attempted, assisted] suicide
  2. [political, financial, economic] suicide
  3. [attempted, committed, prevent] suicide
  4. committed suicide to [escape, free, avoid, be]
  5. committed suicide by [jumping, leaping] off
  6. committed suicide [when, after, following]
  7. committed suicide [five years] ago
  8. talked him out of suicide
  9. suicide in [adults, teenagers, women, men, prison]
  10. suicide by [cutting, hanging, strangling]
  11. a [would-be, potential] suicide
  12. that would be [financial, political] suicide!
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