predecease


pre·de·cease

verb \ˌprē-di-ˈsēs\

: to die before (someone)

pre·de·ceasedpre·de·ceas·ing

Full Definition of PREDECEASE

transitive verb
:  to die before (another person)
intransitive verb
:  to die first
predecease noun

First Known Use of PREDECEASE

1593

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