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death

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of death

  1. 1 the permanent stopping of all the vital bodily activities we were all saddened by the death of our friend Synonyms of death curtains, decease, demise, dissolution, doom, end, exit, expiration, expiry, fate, grave, great divide, passage, passing, quietus, sleep Words Related to death casualty, fatality; martyrdom, self-destruction, self-murder, self-slaughter, suicide; annihilation, destruction, ending, extermination, ruin; assassination, execution, killing, massacre, slaughter Near Antonyms of death existence, life; creation, genesis, origination, rise Antonyms of death birth, nativity

  2. 2 the state of being dead death is one of the few constants in the universe Synonyms of death dead, deadness, grave, lifelessness, nothingness, sleep Words Related to death mortality Near Antonyms of death immortality; life span, lifetime Antonyms of death existence, life

  3. 3 the act of ceasing to exist the death of the Soviet economic system in the wake of the breakup of the USSR Synonyms of death demise, expiration, expiry, termination Words Related to death dispersion, dissolution; cessation, close, conclusion, decease, discontinuance, doom, end, ending, finish, halt, lapse, passing, quietus, shutdown, shutoff, stop, stoppage, surcease; suicide; annihilation, destruction, ruin Near Antonyms of death existence, persistence, prolongation; inauguration, initiation, institution, origination Antonyms of death alpha, beginning, birth, commencement, creation, dawn, genesis, inception, incipience, incipiency, launch, morning, onset, outset, start

  4. 4 something that is the cause of one's ultimate failure or loss of life that muscle car will be the death of him yet Synonyms of death downfall, destruction, ruin, ruination, undoingWords Related to death bane, curse, torment; Achilles' heel, tragic flaw

  5. 5 the killing of a large number of people thousands of soldiers were lost on the field of death Synonyms of death bloodbath, butchery, carnage, massacre, holocaust, slaughterWords Related to death bloodletting, bloodshed, foul play, homicide, killing, manslaughter, murder, slaying; mortality; annihilation, decimation, demolishing, destruction, devastation, eradication, extermination; genocide, pogrom; assassination, execution



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