decease

noun de·cease \ di-ˈsēs \

Definition of decease

: departure from life : death

decease

intransitive verb

Examples of decease in a Sentence

  1. He had many debts at the time of his decease.

  2. in the event of the decease of the president, the vice president will immediately assume his duties

Origin and Etymology of decease

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



DECEASE Defined for English Language Learners

decease

Definition of decease for English Language Learners

  • : the death of a person


Medical Dictionary

decease

noun de·cease \ di-ˈsēs \

medical Definition of decease

: departure from life : death

decease

intransitive verb deceased; deceasing


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