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death

 
Noun death has 8 senses
  1. death, decease - the event of dying or departure from life; "her death came as a terrible shock"; "upon your decease the capital will pass to your grandchildren"
    --1 is a kind of change, alteration, modification
    Antonyms: birth, nativity, nascency, nascence
    --1 has particulars:
     Crucifixion; fatality, human death; martyrdom; megadeath; passing, loss, departure, exit, expiration, going, release; wrongful death
    Derived forms: verb die1, verb die2
  2. death - the permanent end of all life functions in an organism or part of an organism; "the animal died a painful death"
    --2 is a kind of
    organic phenomenon
    --2 has particulars:
     necrobiosis, cell death; necrosis, mortification, gangrene, sphacelus; brain death, cerebral death
    Derived forms: verb die1, verb die2
  3. death, last - the time at which life ends; continuing until dead; "she stayed until his death"; "a struggle to the last"
    --3 is a kind of end, ending
    Derived forms: verb die1, verb die2
  4. Death - the personification of death; "Death walked the streets of the plague-bound city"
    --4 is a kind of
    imaginary being, imaginary creature
    --4 has particulars: Grim Reaper, Reaper
    Derived forms: verb die1, verb die2
  5. death - the absence of life or state of being dead; "he seemed more content in death than he had ever been in life"
    --5 is a kind of
    state
    --5 has particulars:
     rest, eternal rest, sleep, eternal sleep, quietus; extinction, defunctness; neonatal death; sudden infant death syndrome, SIDS, infant death, crib death, cot death
    Derived forms: verb die1, verb die2
  6. death, dying, demise - the time when something ends; "it was the death of all his plans"; "a dying of old hopes"
    --6 is a kind of end, ending
    --6 is a part of life, lifetime, lifespan
    Antonyms: birth
    --6 has particulars: grave
    Derived form: verb die10
  7. death - the act of killing; "he had two deaths on his conscience"
    --7 is a kind of
    killing, kill, putting to death
    Derived forms: verb die1, verb die2
  8. end, destruction, death - a final state; "he came to a bad end"; "the so-called glorious experiment came to an inglorious end"
    --8 is a kind of state
    Derived form: verb die10
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