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demise

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of demise

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

  2. 2 the act of ceasing to exist the gradual demise of the Roman Empire over the course of several centuries Synonyms of demise death, expiration, expiry, terminationWords Related to demise 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 of demise existence, persistence, prolongation; inauguration, initiation, institution, originationAntonyms of demise 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 of demise decline, dégringolade, comedown, descent, down, downfall, fall, flameout, GötterdämmerungWords Related to demise breakdown, burnout, collapse, crash, meltdown, ruin, undoing; defeat, disappointment, reversal, setback; bottom, nadir; abasement, disgrace, humiliationNear Antonyms of demise advance, headway, progress; flower, heyday, primeAntonyms of demise aggrandizement, ascent, exaltation, rise, up


demise

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of demise

  1. to stop living our much beloved, recently demised leader Synonyms of demise 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, succumbWords Related to demise predecease; consume, disappear, dry up, fade, failNear Antonyms of demise come to, revive; linger; be, exist, subsist; flourish, prosper, thriveAntonyms of demise breathe, live



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