death synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term death:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. death, decease, expirynoun

    the event of dying or departure from life

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

    Antonyms:
    nativity, birth, nascence, nascency

  2. deathnoun

    the permanent end of all life functions in an organism or part of an organism

    Synonyms:
    end, destruction, demise, decease, expiry, dying, last

    Antonyms:
    nativity, birth, nascency, nascence

  3. deathnoun

    the absence of life or state of being dead

    Synonyms:
    end, destruction, demise, decease, expiry, dying, last

    Antonyms:
    birth, nativity, nascence, nascency

  4. death, dying, demisenoun

    the time when something ends

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

    Antonyms:
    nascence, nascency, nativity, birth

  5. death, lastnoun

    the time at which life ends; continuing until dead

    Synonyms:
    cobbler's last, shoemaker's last, last, conclusion, finish, expiry, end, death, destruction, finis, stopping point, demise, dying, close, final stage, decease, finale

    Antonyms:
    nativity, birth, nascence, nascency

  6. Deathnoun

    the personification of death

    Synonyms:
    end, destruction, demise, decease, expiry, dying, last

    Antonyms:
    nascence, nascency, birth, nativity

  7. end, destruction, deathnoun

    a final state

    Synonyms:
    goal, remainder, devastation, terminal, last, expiry, conclusion, end, ending, death, demolition, demise, wipeout, dying, remnant, closing, destruction, close, final stage, oddment, decease

    Antonyms:
    nascence, nascency, birth, nativity

  8. deathnoun

    the act of killing

    Synonyms:
    end, destruction, demise, decease, expiry, dying, last

    Antonyms:
    birth, nativity, nascence, nascency

Wiktionary

  1. Deathnoun

    Synonyms:
    Grim Reaper

  2. deathnoun

    The cessation of life and all associated processes; the end of an organism's existence as an entity independent from its environment and its return to an inert, nonliving state.

    Synonyms:
    Grim Reaper

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. deathnoun

    Synonyms:
    decease, demise, dying, dissolution, departure, exit, end of life, king of terrors, debt of nature

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

dead, deaths, penalty, mortality, died, killed, die, killing, muerte, dies, fatalities, capital, punishment, demise, mort, dying, passing, tod, sentence, fatality, decease, murder, executions, execution, bereavement

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. DEATH

    Synonyms:
    Dying Experiences At The Hitchcock (Medical Center, Dartmouth)



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