depart this life

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of depart this life

formal
: to die
  • My aunt departed this life at the age of 92.

Word by Word Definitions

depart play
  1. : to go away : leave

  2. : die

  3. : to turn aside : deviate

life play
  1. : the quality that distinguishes a vital and functional being from a dead body

  2. : a principle or force that is considered to underlie the distinctive quality of animate beings

  3. : an organismic state characterized by capacity for metabolism (see metabolism 1), growth, reaction to stimuli, and reproduction

  1. : of or relating to animate being

  2. : lifelong

  3. : using a living model


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