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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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Rhymes with Death Knell

  • antipersonell
  • industrielle
  • aix-la-chapelle
  • marcantel
  • mademoiselle
  • sanmiguel
  • materiel
  • jeanmichele
  • esquivel
  • esquibel
  • clientele
  • carrasquel
  • carbonell
  • anfal
  • ransdell
  • quesnel
  • postrelle
  • personnel
  • nepl
  • montiel
  • mirabel
  • lyondell
  • get-well
  • gabriele
  • futrell
  • frenzel
  • dantrell
  • cantrelle
  • cantrell
  • bracknell

Sentences with death-knell


1. Noun Phrase
Losing one leg or even a claw is not a death knell for the crab.

2. Noun Phrase
For a salesperson, being overly nervous is the death knell for closing out a sale.

3. Noun Phrase
The death knell is tolled at the beginning of a funeral service.

4. Noun Phrase
Distance used to be the death knell for dating relationships.

2. 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))

3. 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))

4. 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))

5. 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))

6. 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))

7. 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))

8. knell

noun. ['ˈnɛl'] the sound of a bell rung slowly to announce a death or a funeral or the end of something.

Synonyms

  • bell

Antonyms

  • detach
  • silence

9. knell

verb. ['ˈnɛl'] ring as in announcing death.

Synonyms

  • ring

Antonyms

  • ascend
  • go

10. knell

verb. ['ˈnɛl'] make (bells) ring, often for the purposes of musical edification.

Synonyms

  • toll
  • go
  • sound

Antonyms

  • linger
  • recede
  • ride
  • follow
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