Definition of departed
1 : bygone departed days
2 : having died especially recently mourning our departed friend
Examples of departed in a Sentence
a few crumbling ruins are all that remain of that departed civilization
Recent Examples of departed from the Web
The details emerged just days after Vicky Cornell shared an emotional letter to her departed husband with Billboard.
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DEPARTED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of departed for English Language Learners
: no longer living
: existing in the past
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