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Synonyms for death
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Wiktionary

  1. Deathnoun

    Synonyms:
    Grim Reaper

  2. deathnoun

    The personification of death.

    The death of my grandmother saddened the whole family.

    Synonyms:
    Grim Reaper

Princeton's WordNet

  1. death, decease, expirynoun

    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. deathnoun

    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. deathnoun

    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, demisenoun

    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, lastnoun

    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. Deathnoun

    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, deathnoun

    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. deathnoun

    the act of killing

    "he had two deaths on his conscience"

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

    Antonyms:
    birth, nativity, nascence, nascency

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. deathnoun

    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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How to use death in a sentence?

  1. Joel Bingham:

    A brush of death definitely came over me.

  2. Nadia Comaneci:

    In the qualifying event in Rio...they simply didn't have the girls as the only experienced member was Ponor but she can’t do three routines on every apparatus, a lot of people think this is the death of Romanian gymnastics but I don’t think that's true. It’s just an unfortunate situation for now.

  3. Benjamin Franklin:

    In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.

  4. Mark Mattson:

    You think of diseases when you think of lifespan -- like cardiovascular disease, cancer and diabetes -- as major causes of death.

  5. Gaius Julius Caesar:

    Which death is preferably to every other? "The unexpected".


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