HyperDic: death

English > 8 senses of the word death / Death:
NOUNeventdeath, decease, expirythe event of dying or departure from life
phenomenondeaththe permanent end of all life functions in an organism or part of an organism
statedeaththe absence of life or state of being dead
timedeath, dying, demisethe time when something ends
timedeath, lastthe time at which life ends
person Deaththe personification of death / death / death
statedeath, end, destructiona final / final / final state
actdeaththe act of killing
death / Death > pronunciation
Soundsdeh'th
Rhymesbeth ... Wyeth: 11 rhymes with ehth...
English > death: 8 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningThe event of dying or departure from life.
Example"her death came as a terrible shock"
Synonymsdecease, expiry
InstancesCrucifixionThe death of Jesus by crucifixion
Narrowerfatality, human deathA death resulting from an accident or a disaster
martyrdomdeath that is imposed because of the person's adherence of a religious faith or cause
megadeathThe death of a million people
passing, loss, departure, exit, expiration, going, releaseeuphemistic expressions for death
wrongful deathA death that results from a wrongful / wrongful act or from negligence
Broaderchange, alteration, modificationAn event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
Oppositebirth, nativity, nascency, nascenceThe event of being born
Spanishdeceso, defunción, desaparición, expiración, fallecimiento, muerte, óbito, tránsito
Catalandecés, defunció, desaparició, mort, òbit, traspàs, traspassament
Verbsdiepass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain / sustain life
diesuffer or face the pain of death
English > death: 8 senses > noun 2, phenomenon
MeaningThe permanent end of all life functions in an organism or part of an organism.
Example"the animal died a painful death"
Narrowerbrain death, cerebral deathdeath when respiration and other reflexes are absent
necrobiosis, cell death(physiology) the normal degeneration and death of living cells (as in various epithelial cells)
necrosis, mortification, gangrene, sphacelusThe localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply)
Broaderorganic phenomenon(biology) a natural phenomenon involving living plants and animals
Spanishmuerte
Catalanmort
Adjectivesmortuaryof or relating to or characteristic of death
Verbsdiepass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain / sustain life
diesuffer or face the pain of death
English > death: 8 senses > noun 3, state
MeaningThe absence of life or state of being dead.
Example"he seemed more content in death than he had ever been in life"
Narrowerextinction, defunctnessno longer in existence
neonatal deathdeath of a liveborn infant within the first 28 days of life
rest, eternal rest, sleep, eternal sleep, quietuseuphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb)
sudden infant death syndrome, SIDS, infant death, crib death, cot deathsudden and unexpected death of an apparently healthy infant during sleep
BroaderstateThe way something is with respect to its main attributes
Spanishmuerte
Catalanmort
Verbsdiepass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain / sustain life
diesuffer or face the pain of death
English > death: 8 senses > noun 4, time
MeaningThe time when something ends.
Example"it was the death of all his plans"
Synonymsdying, demise
Part oflife, lifetime, life-time, lifespanThe period during which something is functional (as between birth and death)
Narrowergravedeath of a person
Broaderend, endingThe point in time at which something ends
OppositebirthThe time when something begins (especially life)
Spanishmuerte
Catalandefunció, mort
Verbsdiedisappear or come to an end
English > death: 8 senses > noun 5, time
MeaningThe time at which life ends; continuing until dead.
Example"she stayed until his death"
Synonymlast
Broaderend, endingThe point in time at which something ends
Spanishmuerte
Catalanmort
Verbsdiepass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain / sustain life
diesuffer or face the pain of death
English > Death: 8 senses > noun 6, person
MeaningThe personification of death / death / death.
InstancesGrim Reaper, ReaperDeath personified as an old man or a skeleton with a scythe
Instance ofimaginary being, imaginary creatureA creature / creature of the imagination
SpanishLa Muerte, Muerte, muerte
CatalanLa Mort
Verbsdiepass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain / sustain life
diesuffer or face the pain of death
English > death: 8 senses > noun 7, state
MeaningA final / final / final state.
Synonymsend, destruction
BroaderstateThe way something is with respect to its main attributes
Spanishdestrucción, final, muerte
Catalandestrucció, final, mort
Verbsdiedisappear or come to an end
English > death: 8 senses > noun 8, act
MeaningThe act of killing.
Example"he had two deaths on his conscience"
Broaderkilling, kill, putting to deathThe act of terminating a life
Catalanmort
Adjectivesdeathlycausing or capable of causing death
Verbsdiepass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain / sustain life
diesuffer or face the pain of death

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