What is the meaning of Death?


  • 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"
  • 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"
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