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1. death

noun. ['ˈdɛθ'] the event of dying or departure from life.

Synonyms

  • loss
  • release
  • alteration
  • expiration
  • wrongful death
  • going
  • expiry
  • human death
  • passing
  • megadeath
  • exit
  • change
  • modification
  • decease
  • martyrdom
  • departure

Antonyms

  • enlist
  • hold
  • engage
  • requisition

Etymology

  • deeth (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • deaþ (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Death

  • marybeth
  • mcbeth
  • mcbeath
  • macbeth
  • eldreth
  • speth
  • sneath
  • greth
  • creath
  • breth
  • breath
  • sheth
  • seth
  • peth
  • neth
  • meth
  • leth
  • heth
  • beth

Example sentences of the word death


1. Noun, singular or mass
Communication is always good, but it can be life or death when you have a matrix organizational chart.

Quotes containing the word death


1. The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference.
- Elie Wiesel

2. I'm not afraid of death; I just don't want to be there when it happens.
- Woody Allen

3. To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

2. life-or-death

adjective. vitally important.

Synonyms

  • crucial
  • important

Antonyms

  • noncritical
  • inessential
  • indecisive

3. death-roll

noun. a list of persons killed in a war or other disaster.

Synonyms

  • roster

Antonyms

  • unwind
  • uncoil

4. life-and-death

adjective. vitally important.

Synonyms

  • life-or-death
  • important

Antonyms

  • noncritical
  • inessential
  • indecisive

5. death

noun. ['ˈdɛθ'] the permanent end of all life functions in an organism or part of an organism.

Synonyms

  • necrobiosis
  • cerebral death
  • gangrene
  • mortification
  • organic phenomenon
  • cell death
  • necrosis
  • sphacelus

Antonyms

  • spell
  • block
  • recall
  • freeze

Etymology

  • deeth (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • deaþ (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. death

noun. ['ˈdɛθ'] the absence of life or state of being dead.

Synonyms

  • cot death
  • SIDS
  • state
  • crib death
  • sleep
  • eternal sleep
  • quietus
  • defunctness
  • rest
  • sudden infant death syndrome
  • extinction
  • infant death
  • eternal rest

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • decrease
  • increase
  • acceleration

Etymology

  • deeth (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • deaþ (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. death

noun. ['ˈdɛθ'] the time when something ends.

Synonyms

  • dying
  • life-time
  • life
  • demise
  • lifetime
  • lifespan
  • ending
  • end

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • birth
  • permanent
  • careful

Etymology

  • deeth (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • deaþ (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. death

noun. ['ˈdɛθ'] the time at which life ends; continuing until dead.

Synonyms

  • end
  • ending

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • appearance
  • inactive

Etymology

  • deeth (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • deaþ (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. death

noun. ['ˈdɛθ'] a final state.

Synonyms

  • state
  • destruction

Antonyms

  • tightening
  • loosening
  • disembarkation

Etymology

  • deeth (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • deaþ (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. death

noun. ['ˈdɛθ'] the act of killing.

Synonyms

  • putting to death
  • kill

Antonyms

  • paper profit
  • advantage
  • clasp

Etymology

  • deeth (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • deaþ (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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