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Synonyms for death
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. death, decease, expiry(noun)

    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"

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

    Antonyms:
    nativity, birth, nascence, nascency

  2. death(noun)

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

    "the animal died a painful death"

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

    Antonyms:
    nativity, birth, nascency, nascence

  3. death(noun)

    the absence of life or state of being dead

    "he seemed more content in death than he had ever been in life"

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

    Antonyms:
    birth, nativity, nascence, nascency

  4. death, dying, demise(noun)

    the time when something ends

    "it was the death of all his plans"; "a dying of old hopes"

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

    Antonyms:
    nascence, nascency, nativity, birth

  5. death, last(noun)

    the time at which life ends; continuing until dead

    "she stayed until his death"; "a struggle to the last"

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

    Antonyms:
    nativity, birth, nascence, nascency

  6. Death(noun)

    the personification of death

    "Death walked the streets of the plague-bound city"

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

    Antonyms:
    nascence, nascency, birth, nativity

  7. end, destruction, death(noun)

    a final state

    "he came to a bad end"; "the so-called glorious experiment came to an inglorious end"

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

    Antonyms:
    nascence, nascency, birth, nativity

  8. death(noun)

    the act of killing

    "he had two deaths on his conscience"

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

    Antonyms:
    birth, nativity, nascence, nascency

Wiktionary

  1. Death(propernoun)

    Synonyms:
    Grim Reaper

  2. death(noun)

    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.

    The death of my grandmother saddened the whole family.

    Synonyms:
    Grim Reaper

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. death(n.)

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

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. DEATH

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

How to pronounce death?

Alex
US English
Daniel
British
Karen
Australian
Veena
Indian

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How to use death in a sentence?

  1. Richard Fadden:

    If China would resort to putting Canadians to death to defend its corporate national champion, what might it do if the Chinese Communist Party had unfettered access to Canada's vital communications networks?

  2. Christopher Heywood:

    [A] literary feat of objective narration by an Afrikaner writer was Sword in the Sand (1969), Johannes Meintjes’ narration of Gideon Scheepers’ death by summary trial and execution. In Meintjes’ hands, history enters the realm of epic narrative

  3. Andrew Schneider:

    I am going to concentrate on what's important in life. I'm going to strive everyday to be a kind and generous and loving person. I'm going to keep death right here, so that anytime I even think about getting angry at you or anybody else, I'll see death and I'll remember.

  4. Mark Siegler:

    The coming together of two laudable movements -- death with dignity and cost containment -- concerns me Patients have a right to die. But do they have a duty to die

  5. Albert Einstein, on atomic energy, Jan. 22, 1947:

    We believe that an informed citizenry will act for life and not for death.

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