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1. decease

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • be full
  • be well
  • feed
  • log in

Etymology

  • décès (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Example sentences of the word decease


1. Verb, base form
Adjust the brightness slider left or right to decease or increase the light level of the backlight.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Daytime temperatures below 55 degrees will stunt growing tomatoes and decease tomato yield.

2. decease

verb. ['dɪˈsiːs'] pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life.

Synonyms

  • predecease
  • snuff it
  • exit
  • pop off
  • conk
  • suffocate
  • expire
  • die
  • pass
  • pass away
  • perish
  • give way
  • conk out
  • break down
  • stifle
  • abort
  • drop dead
  • croak
  • give out
  • change state
  • go bad
  • give-up the ghost
  • pip out
  • fall
  • go
  • asphyxiate
  • buy the farm
  • fail
  • kick the bucket
  • yield
  • buy it
  • cash in one's chips
  • drown
  • choke
  • succumb
  • turn
  • famish
  • break

Antonyms

  • survive
  • dock
  • get on
  • come

Etymology

  • décès (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
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