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Synonyms for death
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  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 WordNet5.0 / 1 vote

  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 Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  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, MD0.0 / 0 votes

  1. DEATH

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

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How to use death in a sentence?

  1. President Obama:

    In one afternoon 50 years ago, so much of our turbulent history -- the stain of slavery and anguish of civil war; the yoke of segregation and tyranny of Jim Crow; the death of four little girls in Birmingham, and the dream of a Baptist preacher -- met on this bridge.

  2. Ted Nugent:

    To my mind it is wholly irresponsible to go into the world incapable of preventing violence, injury, crime, and death. How feeble is the mindset to accept defenselessness. How unnatural. How cheap. How cowardly. How pathetic.

  3. Ary Soenardi:

    The defendant still regrets and feels sad over the death of her late mother, as the only child, the defendant has lost the love of a mother.

  4. Police Union:

    We are reeling from the death of Officer Officer Liebengood, every Capitol Police Officer puts the security of others before their own safety and Officer Liebengood was an example of the selfless service that is the hallmark of the USCP. This is a tragic day.

  5. Rabbi Mordechai Bald of Lviv:

    It feels like the whole of Ukraine is here running away from death, there is a feeling of the Holocaust in Kyiv.


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