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demise

noun

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  1. 1 the permanent stopping of all the vital bodily activities inherited all of the estate upon the sudden demise of his grandfather Synonyms curtains, decease, death, dissolution, doom, end, exit, expiration, expiry, fate, grave, great divide, passage, passing, quietus, sleepRelated Words casualty, fatality; martyrdom, self-destruction, self-murder, self-slaughter, suicide; annihilation, destruction, ending, extermination, ruin; assassination, execution, killing, massacre, slaughterNear Antonyms existence, life; creation, genesis, origination, riseAntonyms birth, nativity

  2. 2 the act of ceasing to exist the gradual demise of the Roman Empire over the course of several centuries Synonyms death, expiration, expiry, terminationRelated Words dispersion, dissolution; cessation, close, conclusion, decease, discontinuance, doom, end, ending, finish, halt, lapse, passing, quietus, shutdown, shutoff, stop, stoppage, surcease; suicide; annihilation, destruction, ruinNear Antonyms existence, persistence, prolongation; inauguration, initiation, institution, originationAntonyms alpha, beginning, birth, commencement, creation, dawn, genesis, inception, incipience, incipiency, launch, morning, onset, outset, start

  3. 3 a loss of status after her demise as the doyenne of New York society, the mere mention of her name was regarded as a faux pas Synonyms decline, dégringolade, comedown, descent, down, downfall, fall, flameout, GötterdämmerungRelated Words breakdown, burnout, collapse, crash, meltdown, ruin, undoing; defeat, disappointment, reversal, setback; bottom, nadir; abasement, disgrace, humiliationNear Antonyms advance, headway, progress; flower, heyday, primeAntonyms aggrandizement, ascent, exaltation, rise, up


demise

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of demise

  1. to stop living our much beloved, recently demised leader Synonyms check out, conk (out), croak [slang], decease, die, depart, drop, end, exit, expire, fall, flatline, go, kick in [slang], kick off [slang], pass (on), pass away, part, peg out [chiefly British], perish, pop off, step out, succumbRelated Words predecease; consume, disappear, dry up, fade, failNear Antonyms come to, revive; linger; be, exist, subsist; flourish, prosper, thriveAntonyms breathe, live


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