Dictionary definitions and meanings of the word death

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This post talks about the dictionary definition and meanings of the English word death. phonetic, phonetics, origin, meanings


Phonetic

dɛθ


Phonetics

Text pronounciation: undefined

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Origin of the word

Old English dēath, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch dood and German Tod, also to die1.


Meanings

Part Of speech

noun

Definition

the action or fact of dying or being killed; the end of the life of a person or organism.

Example

he had been depressed since the death of his father

Synonyms

demise,dying,end,passing,passing away,passing on,loss of life,expiry,expiration,departure from life,final exit,eternal rest,murder,killing,assassination,execution,dispatch,slaying,slaughter,massacre,snuffing,curtains,kicking the bucket,decease,quietus

Antonyms

life



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