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Synonyms for deceasedɪˈsis

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. death, decease, expiry(verb)

    the event of dying or departure from life

    Synonyms:
    decease, expiry, end, death, termination, expiration, destruction, dying, last, demise

  2. die, decease, perish, go, exit, pass away, expire, pass, kick the bucket, cash in one's chips, buy the farm, conk, give-up the ghost, drop dead, pop off, choke, croak, snuff it(verb)

    pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life

    Synonyms:
    fall, function, come about, perish, murmur, give way, elapse, hold out, pass out, run, go past, lead, top, give out, put across, go by, devolve, conk out, operate, cronk, travel, occur, last, die, scrag, fade, go away, excrete, reach, go, move, spend, rifle, slide by, asphyxiate, foul, breathe out, turn over, run low, die out, plump, legislate, happen, egest, fret, authorise, exceed, fleet, pass away, get out, drop dead, overstep, endure, give, draw, make it, congest, blend in, run short, pop off, get going, locomote, back up, choke off, expire, make pass, suffocate, grumble, slip away, authorize, live, return, cash in one's chips, kick the bucket, blend, go out, fail, fall out, hap, slip by, go on, sink, eliminate, lapse, belong, mutter, clog, pass off, give-up the ghost, go bad, become flat, survive, blow over, get, take place, gag, snuff it, overhaul, throttle, become, go through, evanesce, live on, communicate, hand, croak, clog up, run out, choke, swoon, fit, go across, sound, overtake, transcend, glide by, gnarl, exhale, extend, start, depart, decease, faint, stifle, pall, pass, proceed, break down, clear, exit, conk, stall, travel by, buy the farm, hold up, pass along, break, go along, surpass, guide, pass by, leave, strangle, work, pass on

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. decease

    Die, to go out of life, become destitute of vital power and action, is figuratively applied to anything which has the appearance of life.

    Where the dying night-lamp flickers.

    Tennyson Locksley Hall st. 40.

    An echo, a strain of music, a tempest, a topic, an issue, dies. Expire (literally, to breathe out) is a softer word for die; it is used figuratively of things that cease to exist by reaching a natural limit; as, a lease expires; the time has expired. To perish (literally, in Latin, to go through, as in English we say, "the fire goes out") is oftenest used of death by privation or exposure; as, "I perish with hunger," Luke xv, 17; sometimes, of death by violence. Knowledge and fame, art and empires, may be said to perish; the word denotes utter destruction and decay.

    Synonyms:
    cease, decline, depart, die, expire, fade, perish, wither

    Antonyms:
    be born, be immortal, begin, come into being, come to life, exist, flourish, grow, live, rise again, rise from the dead, survive

    Preposition:
    To die of fever; by violence; rarely, with the sword, famine, etc. (Ezek. vii, 15); to die for one's country; to die at sea; in one's bed; in agony; die to the world.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. decease(n.)

    Synonyms:
    DEATH, demise, dying

  2. decease(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    DIE, depart

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death, deaths


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