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Meaning & Definition of Death in English

English

Death

/dɛθ/

noun

1. The event of dying or departure from life

  • "Her death came as a terrible shock"
  • "Upon your decease the capital will pass to your grandchildren"
    synonym:
  • death
  • ,
  • decease
  • ,
  • expiry

2. The permanent end of all life functions in an organism or part of an organism

  • "The animal died a painful death"
    synonym:
  • death

3. The absence of life or state of being dead

  • "He seemed more content in death than he had ever been in life"
    synonym:
  • death

4. The time when something ends

  • "It was the death of all his plans"
  • "A dying of old hopes"
    synonym:
  • death
  • ,
  • dying
  • ,
  • demise

5. The time at which life ends

  • Continuing until dead
  • "She stayed until his death"
  • "A struggle to the last"
    synonym:
  • death
  • ,
  • last

6. The personification of death

  • "Death walked the streets of the plague-bound city"
    synonym:
  • Death

7. A final state

  • "He came to a bad end"
  • "The so-called glorious experiment came to an inglorious end"
    synonym:
  • end
  • ,
  • destruction
  • ,
  • death

8. The act of killing

  • "He had two deaths on his conscience"
    synonym:
  • death

Examples of using

The death of her husband changed her life completely.
Ten years have gone by since her death.
I was scared to death.