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Adjective: deceased  di'seest
  1. Dead
    "he is deceased";
    - asleep, at peace, at rest, departed, gone
Noun: deceased  di'seest
  1. Someone who is no longer alive
    "I wonder what the deceased person would have done";
    - dead person, dead soul, deceased person, decedent [US], departed
Verb: decease  di'sees
Usage: archaic
  1. Cease to live; lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
    - die, perish, go, exit, pass away, expire, pass, kick the bucket [informal], cash in one's chips [informal], buy the farm [N. Amer, informal], conk [informal], give-up the ghost [informal], drop dead, pop off [informal], choke, croak [informal], snuff it [informal], cop it [Brit, informal], flatline [informal], cash in [informal], pop one's clogs [informal]

Derived forms: deceaseds

See also: dead

Type of: change state, individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul, turn

Part of: dead

Encyclopedia: Deceased