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Wiktionary

  1. Deathnoun

    Synonyms:
    Grim Reaper

  2. deathnoun

    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

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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  1. Cometan:

    We dance the dance of death with our hands tied behind our backs.

  2. Kim Do-hoon:

    Kim Jong Un has been promoting the fisheries, which could explain why there are more fishing boats going out, but North Korean boats perform really poorly, with bad engines, risking lives to go far to catch more. Sometimes they drift, and fishermen starve to death.

  3. Paul F. Meekin:

    For me death is just moving from one school into another. But there's going to be a difference, because in that new school I shall have wings so I wont need to walk up and down the stairs!

  4. The Israeli military:

    The assailant was shot by forces on the site, resulting in his death.

  5. David Tourgeman:

    The documents that were signed during the fertility process will probably only apply in the case of death of one of the partners, in the scenario where there's a disagreement as to who these embryos belong to, it will usually be decided by a court of law.

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