Suicide was when an individual deliberately took their own life. This form of death was chosen for many reasons.
The Father committed suicide in order to strip his Son of the power of the Force.
The Grand Inquisitor chose to commit suicide rather than face the infamous wrath of Darth Vader for his repeated failures.
A Death Watch bomber chose to commit suicide rather than be captured and interrogated by Obi-Wan Kenobi.
After he lost the Harbinger to the Rebel Alliance, an Imperial Admiral considered suicide as an alternative to Darth Vader's wrath.
Amilyn Holdo rammed the Raddus into the First Order mega star destroyer Supremacy in 34 ABY to help save the Resistance, killing herself and many First Order personnel.
Suicide attacks were sometimes used in conflicts as a means of inflicting maximum damage.
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