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Definition of DEATH

noun : DEATH

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 2. (

    ) the permanent end of all life functions in an organism or part of an organism; "the animal died a painful death" ;

  • 3. (

    ) the absence of life or state of being dead; "he seemed more content in death than he had ever been in life" ;

  • 4. (

    ) the time when something ends; "it was the death of all his plans"; "a dying of old hopes" ;

  • 5. (

    ) the time at which life ends; continuing until dead; "she stayed until his death"; "a struggle to the last" ;

  • 6. (

    ) the personification of death; "Death walked the streets of the plague-bound city" ;

  • 8. (

    ) the act of killing; "he had two deaths on his conscience" ;


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