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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)

    The personification of death.

    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.

    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)

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Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
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