Complete Definition of "crucify"

English

Verb
en-verb|crucifies|crucifying|crucified

  1. To execute (a person) by nailing to a crucifix.
  2. figuratively To punish or otherwise express extreme anger at.

#:Don't get into trouble with the boss - he'll crucify you.

  1. figuratively colloquial To thoroughly beat (in a sport or game).

#:West Ham beat Manchester City five nil - they crucified them!

Translations
trans-top|to execute a person by nailing to a crucifix
Czech: ukÅižovat
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Old English: rodfæstnian|rÅdfæstnian
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Esperanto: krucumi
Finnish: ristiinnaulita
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Italian: crocifiggere, crocefiggere
Slovene: križati
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Derived terms
crucifix

Related terms
crucifixion

Category:Death

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