Examples of decease in a Sentence
He had many debts at the time of his decease.
in the event of the decease of the president, the vice president will immediately assume his duties
Origin and Etymology of decease
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymscurtains, death, demise, dissolution, doom, end, exit, expiration, expiry, fate, grave, great divide, passage, passing, quietus, sleep
Related Wordscasualty, fatality; martyrdom, self-destruction, self-murder, self-slaughter, suicide; annihilation, destruction, ending, extermination, ruin; assassination, execution, killing, massacre, slaughter
Near Antonymsexistence, life; creation, genesis, origination, rise
DECEASE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of decease for English Language Learners
: the death of a person
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