English version

electrocute

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Electricity, Medicine
electrocutee‧lec‧tro‧cute /ɪˈlektrəkjuːt/ verb [transitive usually passive] 🔊 🔊 1 TPEM British English if someone is electrocuted, they are injured or killed by electricity passing through their body 🔊 Last week a housewife was electrocuted by her washing machine.2 to kill someone using electricity Grammar Electrocute is usually passive.electrocution /ɪˌlektrəˈkjuːʃən/ noun [uncountable]
→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
electrocuteOne day a cable shorted and they were electrocuted.He kept her prisoner in her own home and threatened to electrocute her on a sunbed and burn her with an iron.Animation is fair, but the scene where the dragon flies into a storm cloud and is electrocuted is positively brain-bending!
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.
Verb table
electrocute
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyelectrocute
he, she, itelectrocutes
> View More
Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyelectrocuted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave electrocuted
he, she, ithas electrocuted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad electrocuted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill electrocute
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have electrocuted
> View Less
Continuous Form
Present
Iam electrocuting
he, she, itis electrocuting
> View More
you, we, theyare electrocuting
Past
I, he, she, itwas electrocuting
you, we, theywere electrocuting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been electrocuting
he, she, ithas been electrocuting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been electrocuting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be electrocuting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been electrocuting
> View Less