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Correct spelling for the English word "slay" is [slˈe͡ɪ], [slˈe‍ɪ], [s_l_ˈeɪ]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of SLAY

  1. sl[=a], v.t. to strike: to kill: to put to death: to destroy:--pa.t. slew (sl[=oo]); pa.p. slain (sl[=a]n).--n. SLAY'ER. [A.S. sleán; Ice. slá, Goth. slahan, Ger. schlagen, to strike.]

Common Misspellings for SLAY

Below is the list of 364 misspellings for the word "slay".

Usage Examples for SLAY

  1. The whole place was in confusion and trouble, for the commander of the foreign army, encouraged by having so easily received such a large sum of money, had returned to the attack and again held the town in siege, declaring that he would destroy every house and slay all the inhabitants, not sparing even the king himself, unless he agreed to give him his only daughter in marriage. - "Fairy Tales of the Slav Peasants and Herdsmen" by Alexander Chodsko
  2. Yet even he could not prevail for ever against such righteous anger; and it is but for a season he will thus entreat; the day will come when he will stand aside and let the fiery furnace break forth and slay you. - "Malcolm" by George MacDonald
  3. Thou shalt tell to Amile thy fellow, that he slay his two children and wash thee in their blood, and thence thou shalt get thee the healing of thy body." - "Old French Romances" by William Morris
  4. For a hundred men could not stop the way before me now, and I think that of five hundred I could slay many. - "Khaled, A Tale of Arabia" by F. Marion Crawford
  5. You would not slay yourself? - "Hereward, The Last of the English" by Charles Kingsley

Conjugate verb Slay

CONDITIONAL PERFECT

I would have slain
you would have slain
he/she/it would have slain
we would have slain
they would have slain
I would have slay
you would have slay
he/she/it would have slay
we would have slay
they would have slay

CONDITIONAL PERFECT PROGRESSIVE

I would have been slaying
you would have been slaying
he/she/it would have been slaying
we would have been slaying
they would have been slaying

CONDITIONAL PRESENT

I would slay
you would slay
he/she/it would slay
we would slay
they would slay

CONDITIONAL PRESENT PROGRESSIVE

I would be slaying
you would be slaying
he/she/it would be slaying
we would be slaying
they would be slaying

FUTURE

I will slay
you will slay
he/she/it will slay
we will slay
they will slay

FUTURE CONTINUOUS

I will be slaying
you will be slaying
he/she/it will be slaying
we will be slaying
they will be slaying

FUTURE PERFECT

I will have slain
you will have slain
he/she/it will have slain
we will have slain
they will have slain

FUTURE PERFECT CONTINUOUS

I will have been slaying
you will have been slaying
he/she/it will have been slaying
we will have been slaying
they will have been slaying

IMPERATIVE

you slay
we let´s slay

NONFINITE VERB FORMS

to slay

PAST CONTINUOUS

I was slaying
you were slaying
he/she/it was slaying
we were slaying
they were slaying

PAST PARTICIPLE

slain

PAST PERFECT

I had slain
you had slain
he/she/it had slain
we had slain
they had slain

PAST PERFECT CONTINUOUS

I had been slaying
you had been slaying
he/she/it had been slaying
we had been slaying
they had been slaying

PRESENT

I slay
you slay
he/she/it slays
we slay
they slay

PRESENT CONTINUOUS

I am slaying
you are slaying
he/she/it is slaying
we are slaying
they are slaying

PRESENT PARTICIPLE

slaying

PRESENT PERFECT

I have slain
you have slain
he/she/it has slain
we have slain
they have slain

PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS

I have been slaying
you have been slaying
he/she/it has been slaying
we have been slaying
they have been slaying

PRESENT SUBJUNCTIVE

he/she/it slay

SIMPLE PAST

I slew
you slew
he/she/it slew
we slew
they slew
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