- The event of dying or departure from life.
- usage: "her death came as a terrible shock"; "upon your decease the capital will pass to your grandchildren"
- The permanent end of all life functions in an organism or part of an organism.
- usage: "the animal died a painful death"
- The absence of life or state of being dead.
- usage: "he seemed more content in death than he had ever been in life"
- The time when something ends.
- usage: "it was the death of all his plans"; "a dying of old hopes"
- The time at which life ends; continuing until dead.
- usage: "she stayed until his death"; "a struggle to the last"
- synonyms: last
- The personification of death.
- usage: "Death walked the streets of the plague-bound city"
- A final state.
- usage: "he came to a bad end"; "the so-called glorious experiment came to an inglorious end"
- The act of killing.
- usage: "he had two deaths on his conscience"
WordNet 3.0 © 2006 by Princeton University
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