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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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. death

    Synonyms:
    departure, demise, decease, dissolution, mortality, fall, failure, termination, cessation, expiration, release, exit

    Antonyms:
    birth, rise, life, growth, vigor, animation, spirit, activity, operation, action, commencement, vitality, auspices, inauguration

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
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say death in sign language?

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How to use death in a sentence?

  1. Sally Curtin:

    When I first conceded to do this report 2 ½ years ago, I thought that we would be documenting a decline, we were surprised that there was such a broad increase across so many causes of death.

  2. William Blake:

    What seems to be, is, to those to whom it seems to be, and is productive of the most dreadful consequences to those to whom it seems to be, even of torments, despair, eternal death.

  3. Russell Moore:

    I think the death of Franklin Graham is a time for all of us to reflect on the hope that Franklin Graham preached – forgiveness of sins and peace with God through Jesus Christ, i hope there’s a great deal of reflection, not just on what Franklin Graham did, but why.

  4. RAS CARDO REGGAE:

    ***(C)(P) - THE TERM- LIVITY-REFERS TO ALL THINGS RELATING TO LIFE AND LIVING. IN THE RASTA ICABULARY OF RAS CARDO, PETER TOSH AND THE TRENCH TOWN BRETHRENS REASONINGS IN THE 60'S, IT TOOK ON A STRICTLY DEFINED MEANING AS TO THE PURPOSE AND REASON FOR LIFE. RASTA IS ALL ABOUT LIFE, JAH LIFE AND LIBERTY, NOT DEATH AND DESTRUCTION. IT IS A TERM NOT TO BE USED LOOSELY. IT WAS COINED BY RAS CARDO.

  5. Jack Der-Sarkissian:

    Beyond cancer risk, smoking contributes to lung disease, heart disease and diabetes. The study shows that even minimal smoking -- from one to 14 cigarettes a day -- is associated with increased death due to cancer and heart disease.


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