To kill with electricity.
A worker who was electrocuted by a high-tension wire.
To execute (a person sentenced to death) by means of electricity.
To kill with a charge of electricity; specif., to execute in the electric chair.
To cause death from immediate complications resulting from electric shock.
He was electrocuted for his crimes.
(informal) To inflict a severe electric shock, not necessarily fatally.
Origin of electrocute
Blend of electro- and execute