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Synonyms for defunct
dɪˈfʌŋktde·funct

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. defunct

    Synonyms:
    dead, deceased, dispirited, dull, inanimate, lifeless, spiritless

    Antonyms:
    active, alert, alive, animate, animated, breathing, brisk, existent, existing, live, lively, living, quick, subsisting, vivacious

Princeton's WordNet

  1. defunctadjective

    no longer in force or use; inactive

    "a defunct law"; "a defunct organization"

    Antonyms:
    operative, live, alive(p)

  2. defunctadjective

    having ceased to exist or live

    "the will of a defunct aunt"; "a defunct Indian tribe"

    Antonyms:
    live, alive(p), operative

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. defunctadjective

    Synonyms:
    dead, deceased, departed, gone

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "defunct":

    deceased, dissolved

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#1700dead
#12262deceased
#13252dissolved
#13293dull
#31577defunct
#41204lifeless
#49342inanimate
#147160dispirited
#229953spiritless

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  1. Jim Spellman/WireImage:

    Nov 1 1970 Cheryl I went on our 1st date, we went to see a re-release of Stanley Kramer’s It’s a Mad Mad Mad World and then got some pizza at now defunct Barnone’s in Toluca Lake. Quite a start, right?

  2. Ed Royce:

    A diplomatic solution is only possible with a strong, coherent, moderate opposition that can serve as a bridge from Assad to a new post-conflict government.Yet the administration has done little to help the opposition.Its feeble train-and-equip program is now defunct.

  3. Lakshheish M Patel:

    SBI securities is the most third class company which is swindling its clients money and every day it makes its trading platform keys defunct many times in a day and this way clients are not able to sell their shares and lose money

  4. Steve Vladeck:

    Tonight's decision not only leaves in place a district court ruling that requires the Biden administration to reinstate a program that has been defunct for months, but it also makes clear how much of a difference the change in administration makes when it comes to the justices and immigration policy, of the 28 requests for stays from the Justice Department that The Supreme Court granted during Trump's tenure, 11 were to freeze lower-court injunctions of controversial immigration rules.

  5. Grant Rumley:

    Rather than reforming his party, preparing for elections, or reactivating the defunct parliament, (Abbas) is creating another judicial body by presidential decree in order to, among other things, approve presidential decrees.


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