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1. dead

adjective. ['ˈdɛd'] no longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life.

Synonyms

  • inanimate
  • defunct
  • gone
  • late
  • stillborn
  • aliveness
  • brain dead
  • assassinated
  • breathless
  • living
  • departed
  • pulseless
  • fallen
  • deathly
  • lifeless
  • bloodless
  • at rest
  • slain
  • asleep
  • d.o.a.
  • deathlike
  • doomed
  • stone-dead
  • deceased
  • at peace
  • exsanguine
  • executed
  • murdered
  • nonviable
  • life
  • vitality
  • cold
  • exsanguinous
  • exanimate

Antonyms

  • spirited
  • inactiveness
  • spiritless
  • inanimateness

Etymology

  • ded (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Dead

  • hilton-head
  • widespread
  • purebred
  • interbred
  • thoroughbred
  • infrared
  • sffed
  • retread
  • overhead
  • overfed
  • misread
  • misled
  • instead
  • biomed
  • unwed
  • unted
  • unsaid
  • unread
  • spread
  • sayed
  • numed
  • imbed
  • embed
  • behead
  • tread
  • thread
  • szwed
  • swed
  • stead
  • sped

How do you pronounce dead?

Pronounce dead as dɛd.

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Sentences with dead


1. Adjective
Sometimes dogs find dead things that smell bad to roll in soon after getting a bath.

Quotes about dead


1. Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend to them all the care, kindness and understanding you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again.
- Og Mandino

2. Do not pity the dead, Harry. Pity the living, and, above all those who live without love.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

3. There are the horror fans that love the 'Evil Dead' because of the humor, but I'm sure it's not all of them. Not all horror fans love 'Evil Dead' because of the humor, at least not me.
- Fede Alvarez

2. stone-dead

adjective. as lifeless as a stone.

Antonyms

  • living

3. dead

noun. ['ˈdɛd'] people who are no longer living.

Synonyms

  • decedent
  • people
  • dead soul
  • deceased person
  • deceased
  • dead person
  • departed

Antonyms

  • death
  • ill health
  • warm
  • unfrozen

Etymology

  • ded (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. dead

adjective. ['ˈdɛd'] not showing characteristics of life especially the capacity to sustain life; no longer exerting force or having energy or heat.

Synonyms

  • out of play
  • extinct
  • lifeless

Antonyms

  • live
  • inactivity
  • animate
  • future

Etymology

  • ded (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. dead

adjective. ['ˈdɛd'] very tired.

Synonyms

  • all in
  • tired
  • bushed

Antonyms

  • colorful
  • bloody
  • human
  • awake

Etymology

  • ded (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. dead

adjective. ['ˈdɛd'] physically inactive.

Antonyms

  • nonexistence

Etymology

  • ded (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. dead

adjective. ['ˈdɛd'] unerringly accurate.

Antonyms

  • unexciting

Etymology

  • ded (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. dead

noun. ['ˈdɛd'] a time when coldness (or some other quality associated with death) is intense.

Antonyms

  • hotness

Etymology

  • ded (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. dead

adjective. ['ˈdɛd'] no longer having force or relevance.

Antonyms

  • early

Etymology

  • ded (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. dead

adjective. ['ˈdɛd'] lacking acoustic resonance.

Synonyms

  • nonresonant

Antonyms

  • relative
  • up

Etymology

  • ded (Middle English (1100-1500))
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