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Definition 1: someone who is no longer alive - [noun denoting person]

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

  • I wonder what the dead person would have done

Synonyms for departed in the sense of this definition

(departed is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

(... is a kind of departed ) an inhabitant of Hell

"his roar made the infernals quake"

(... is a kind of departed ) a dead body that has been brought back to life by a supernatural force

(... is an instance of departed) the person who Jesus raised from the dead after four days in the tomb; this miracle caused the enemies of Jesus to begin the plan to put him to death

(... is a member of departed) people who are no longer living

"they buried the dead"

Definition 2: dead - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • he is deceased
  • our dear departed friend

Synonyms for departed in the sense of this definition

(departed is similar to ...) no longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life

"the nerve is dead" "a dead pallor" "he was marked as a dead man by the assassin"

(departed is used in the usage domain ...) an inoffensive or indirect expression that is substituted for one that is considered offensive or too harsh

Definition 3: well in the past; former - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • bygone days
  • dreams of foregone times
  • sweet memories of gone summers
  • relics of a departed era

Synonyms for departed in the sense of this definition

(departed is similar to ...) earlier than the present time; no longer current

"time past" "his youth is past" "this past Thursday" "the past year"

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