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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (1)

1. kill without legal sanction;
- Example: "The blood-thirsty mob lynched the alleged killer of the child"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Lynch \Lynch\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lynched; p. pr. & vb. n. Lynching.] [See Note under Lynch law.] To inflict punishment upon, especially death, without the forms of law, as when a mob captures and hangs a suspected person. See Lynch law. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

lynch v 1: kill without legal sanction; "The blood-thirsty mob lynched the alleged killer of the child"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

47 Moby Thesaurus words for "lynch": and quarter, annihilate, bereave of life, carry away, carry off, chloroform, cut down, cut off, deprive of life, destroy, dispatch, dispose of, do away with, do for, do to death, draw, end, execute, exterminate, finish, finish off, gibbet, hang, immolate, kill, launch into eternity, liquidate, make away with, martyr, martyrize, neck, noose, poison, purge, put away, put down, put to death, put to sleep, remove from life, sacrifice, scrag, slay, starve, stretch, string up, take life, take off
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Lynch, NE -- U.S. village in Nebraska Population (2000): 269 Housing Units (2000): 177 Land area (2000): 0.564906 sq. miles (1.463100 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.564906 sq. miles (1.463100 sq. km) FIPS code: 29750 Located within: Nebraska (NE), FIPS 31 Location: 42.829804 N, 98.465453 W ZIP Codes (1990): 68746 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Lynch, NE Lynch
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Lynch, KY -- U.S. city in Kentucky Population (2000): 900 Housing Units (2000): 514 Land area (2000): 0.326903 sq. miles (0.846674 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.326903 sq. miles (0.846674 sq. km) FIPS code: 48540 Located within: Kentucky (KY), FIPS 21 Location: 36.965133 N, 82.916569 W ZIP Codes (1990): 40855 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Lynch, KY Lynch