Assassinates vs Assassinated - What's the difference?

assassinates | assassinated |


As verbs the difference between assassinates and assassinated

is that assassinates is while assassinated is (assassinate).

assassinates

English

Verb

(head)
  • (assassinate)

  • assassinate

    English

    Verb

  • To murder someone, especially an important person, by a sudden or obscure attack, especially for ideological or political reasons.
  • * , II.29:
  • The Assassines, a nation depending of PhÅ“nicia, are esteemed among the Mahometists.
  • (figuratively) To harm, ruin, or defame severely or destroy by treachery, slander, libel, or obscure attack.
  • * Dryden
  • Your rhymes assassinate our fame.
  • * Milton
  • Such usage as your honourable lords / Afford me, assassinated and betrayed.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) Assassination, murder.
  • (obsolete) An assassin.
  • * , vol.1, III.i.2:
  • Yet again, many of them desperate hairbrains, rash, careless, fit to be assassinates , as being void of all fear and sorrow […].

    See also

    * Wikipedia article on Assassins * murder * regicide ----

    assassinated

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (assassinate)