a natural death

Definition of a natural death

:death caused by illness or old age
  • She survived the plane crash and many years later died a natural death.

Word by Word Definitions

natural play
  1. : based on an inherent sense of right and wrong

  2. : being in accordance with or determined by nature

  3. : having or constituting a classification based on features existing in nature

  1. : one born without the usual powers of reason and understanding

  2. : a sign ♮ placed on any degree of the musical staff to nullify the effect of a preceding sharp or flat

  3. : a note or tone affected by the natural sign

death play
  1. : a permanent cessation of all vital (see vital 2a) functions : the end of life — compare brain death

  2. : an instance of dying

  3. : the cause or occasion of loss of life


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