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Princeton's WordNet

  1. death, dying, demise(verb)

    the time when something ends

    "it was the death of all his plans"; "a dying of old hopes"

    decease, expiry, end, death, destruction, dying, last

  2. demise(verb)

    transfer by a lease or by a will

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. demise(n.)

    conveyance, alienation, transfer, transference, making over

  2. demise(n.)

    death (of a royal or a distinguished person), decease

  3. demise(v. a.)

    alienate, transfer, consign, devolve, convey, make over, deliver over

  4. demise(v. a.)

    bequeath, devise, will, grant by will

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    disappearance, collapse, death, extinction, decline, extirpation, downfall, disappearing, fall

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  1. Emeasoba George:

    No matter who you are and what you are doing presently, you will surely be gone someday. Yes! So, strive to leave behind positive legacies that will outlive you and speak for you years after your demise.

  2. Stephen Innes:

    The U.S.-China trade spat has been at the center of the oil market demise, which has sent the global economy to the brink of recession and negatively impacted oil demand forecasts.

  3. Andrew McCarthy:

    But whether the President's conduct is or is not within the letter of the law is irrelevant; there's a really good reason why, for generations, presidents from across the ideological spectrum have respected the principle of not interfering in federal criminal investigations. That President Trump seems wholly indifferent to this principle, or the potentially devastating consequences of its demise, is the real scandal here. a prosecutor wouldn't make a decision on the basis of one hearsay line in a memo that has not been publicly available and that no one knows the context of.

  4. Dan Fagre:

    The trend right now is that they are inexorably going into their final demise. There is no chance they will go into rebirth, in several decades they will be mostly gone. They will grow so small that they will disappear. They will certainly be gone before the end of the century.

  5. Dave Blackwood:

    Nothing less than radical change will prevent the premature demise of the basin, let alone maximise economic recovery.

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