HyperDic: decease

English > 2 senses of the word decease:
NOUNeventdecease, death, expirythe event of dying or departure from life
VERBchangedecease, die, perish, go, exit, pass away, expire, pass, kick the bucket, cash in one's chips, buy the farm, conk, give-up the ghost, drop dead, pop off, choke, croak, snuff itpass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain / sustain life
decease > pronunciation
Soundsdihsiy's
Rhymesaltarpiece ... Vietnamese: 37 rhymes with iys...
English > decease: 2 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningThe event of dying or departure from life.
Example "upon your decease the capital will pass to your grandchildren"
Synonymsdeath, 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
Verbsdeceasepass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain / sustain life
English > decease: 2 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningPass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain / sustain life.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsdie, perish, go, exit, pass away, expire, pass, kick the bucket, cash in one's chips, buy the farm, conk, give-up the ghost, drop dead, pop off, choke, croak, snuff it
Caused bykillCause to die
Entailed byleave, leave behindBe survived by after one's death
NarrowerabortCease development, die, and be aborted
buy it, pip outBe killed / killed or die
drowndie from being submerged / submerged in water, getting water into the lungs, and asphyxiating / asphyxiating
falldie, as in battle / battle or in a hunt / hunt
predeceasedie before
starve, famishdie of food deprivation
succumb, yieldBe fatally overwhelmed
suffocate, stifle, asphyxiateBe asphyxiated
Broaderchange state, turnUndergo a transformation or a change of position or action
Oppositebe bornCome into existence through birth
Similar todieSuffer or face the pain of death
fail, go bad, give way, die, give out, conk out, go, break, break downstop operating or functioning
Spanishacudir, asfixiarse, asfixiar, caducar, caer muerto, colgar los guayos, croar, dejar de existir, diñar, entregar el alma, espichar, estirar la pata, estrangular, exhalar el último suspiro, expirar, fallecer, fenecer, finar, irse al otro barrio, ir, morir, palmar, pasar a mejor vida, pasar, perder la vida, perecer, salir de este mundo, salir, sucumbir, vencer
Catalanacudir, asfixiar, caducar, dinyar-la, estrangular, expirar, finar, morir-se, morir, perir
Nounsdeceasethe event of dying or departure from life
decedentsomeone who is no longer alive

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