Skip to Content

suicide

Pronunciation: su'i-sid

Definition:

  1. The act of taking one's own life.
  2. A person who commits such an act.

[L. sui, self, + caedo, to kill]

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.

Hide