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Noun: death  deth
  1. The event of dying or departure from life
    "her death came as a terrible shock";
    - decease, expiry
  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";
    - dying, demise
  5. The time at which life ends; continuing until dead
    "she stayed until his death";
    - last
  6. A final state
    "he came to a bad death";
    - end, destruction
  7. The act of killing
    "he had two deaths on his conscience"
Noun: Death  deth
  1. The personification of death
    "Death walked the streets of the plague-bound city"

Derived forms: deaths

Type of: alteration, change, end, ending, imaginary being, imaginary creature, kill, killing, modification, organic phenomenon, putting to death, state

Antonym: birth

Part of: life, lifespan, lifetime, life-time

Encyclopedia: Death, Preparation for