Noun Definition


1.Definition: a final state

Related Noun(s):destruction, end

Category: General

2.Definition: the absence of life or state of being dead

"He seemed more content in death than he had ever been in life"

Category: General

3.Definition: the act of killing

"He had two deaths on his conscience"

Category: General

4.Definition: the event of dying or departure from life

"Her death came as a terrible shock", "Upon your decease the capital will pass to your grandchildren"

Related Noun(s):decease, expiry

Category: General

5.Definition: the permanent end of all life functions in an organism or part of an organism

"The animal died a painful death"

Category: General

6.Definition: the personification of death

"Death walked the streets of the plague-bound city"

Category: People

7.Definition: the time at which life ends; continuing until dead

"She stayed until his death", "A struggle to the last"

Related Noun(s):last

Category: General

8.Definition: the time when something ends

"It was the death of all his plans", "A dying of old hopes"

Related Noun(s):demise

Category: General