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Definition 1: the event of dying or departure from life - [noun denoting event]

Samples where decease or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • her death came as a terrible shock
  • upon your decease the capital will pass to your grandchildren

Synonyms for decease in the sense of this definition

(decease is a kind of ...) an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another

"the change was intended to increase sales" "this storm is certainly a change for the worse" "the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago"

(... is a kind of decease ) a death resulting from an accident or a disaster

"a decrease in the number of automobile fatalities"

(... is a kind of decease ) death that is imposed because of the person's adherence of a religious faith or cause

(... is a kind of decease ) the death of a million people

"they calibrate the effects of atom bombs in megadeaths"

(... is a kind of decease ) euphemistic expressions for death

"thousands mourned his passing"

(... is a kind of decease ) a death that results from a wrongful act or from negligence; a death that can serve as the basis for a civil action for damages on behalf of the dead person's family or heirs

(... is an instance of decease) the death of Jesus by crucifixion

Definition 2: pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life - [verb of change]

Samples where decease or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She died from cancer
  • The children perished in the fire
  • The patient went peacefully
  • The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102

Synonyms for decease in the sense of this definition

(decease is a kind of ...) undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

"We turned from Socialism to Capitalism" "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"

(... is a kind of decease ) cease development, die, and be aborted

"an aborting fetus"

(... is a kind of decease ) die, as in battle or in a hunt

"Many soldiers fell at Verdun" "Several deer have fallen to the same gun" "The shooting victim fell dead"

(... is a kind of decease ) die of food deprivation

"The political prisoners starved to death" "Many famished in the countryside during the drought"

(... is a kind of decease ) die before; die earlier than

"She predeceased her husband"

(... is a kind of decease ) die from being submerged in water, getting water into the lungs, and asphyxiating

"The child drowned in the lake"

(... is a kind of decease ) be killed or die

(... is a kind of decease ) be asphyxiated; die from lack of oxygen

"The child suffocated under the pillow"

(... is a kind of decease ) be fatally overwhelmed

(decease has a similar meaning as ...) stop operating or functioning

"The engine finally went" "The car died on the road" "The bus we travelled in broke down on the way to town" "The coffee maker broke" "The engine failed on the way to town" "her eyesight went after the accident"

(decease has a similar meaning as ...) suffer or face the pain of death

"Martyrs may die every day for their faith"

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