Thesaurus

demises

noun , plural of demise

Synonyms and Antonyms of demises

1 the permanent stopping of all the vital bodily activities
  • inherited all of the estate upon the sudden demise of his grandfather
Synonyms of demises
Words Related to demises
Near Antonyms of demises
Antonyms of demises
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 demises
Words Related to demises
Near Antonyms of demises
Antonyms of demises


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up demises? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

not constant or steady

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!