decease

noun
de·cease | \di-ˈsēs \

Definition of decease 

: departure from life : death

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Other Words from decease

decease intransitive verb

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

First Known Use of decease

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for decease

Middle English deces, from Anglo-French, from Latin decessus departure, death, from decedere to depart, die, from de- + cedere to go

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Phrases Related to decease

the deceased

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decease

noun

English Language Learners Definition of decease

: the death of a person

decease

noun
de·cease | \di-ˈsēs \

Medical Definition of decease 

: departure from life : death

Other Words from decease

decease intransitive verb deceased; deceasing

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