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Definition 1: the time when something ends - [noun denoting time]

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

  • it was the death of all his plans
  • a dying of old hopes

Synonyms for demise in the sense of this definition

(demise is a kind of ...) the point in time at which something ends

"the end of the year" "the ending of warranty period"

(... is a kind of demise ) death of a person

"he went to his grave without forgiving me" "from cradle to grave"

(... is part of demise) the period during which something is functional (as between birth and death)

"the battery had a short life" "he lived a long and happy life"

Definition 2: transfer by a lease or by a will - [verb of possession]

(demise is a kind of ...) cause to change ownership

"I transferred my stock holdings to my children"

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