What does cadaver mean?

Definitions for cadaverkəˈdæv ər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word cadaver.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cadaver, corpse, stiff, clay, remains(noun)

    the dead body of a human being

    "the cadaver was intended for dissection"; "the end of the police search was the discovery of a corpse"; "the murderer confessed that he threw the stiff in the river"; "honor comes to bless the turf that wraps their clay"


  1. cadaver(Noun)

    A dead body; especially the corpse of a human to be dissected.

  2. Origin: Recorded since c.1500, from cadaver, probably from cado as a metaphor for "I die", also source (through combining form -cida) of the -cide in suicide, homicide etc.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cadaver(noun)

    a dead human body; a corpse

  2. Origin: [L., fr cadere to fall.]


  1. Cadaver

    Cadaver was a death metal band from Råde, Norway. The band had a brief venture in the early 1990s before splitting in 1993. Cadaver would eventually re-emerge as Cadaver Inc. in 1999 which consisted of only one founding member. For their final album, they fell back using their original band name Cadaver and ended their activities in 2004, with a their final live show in 2005.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Cadaver

    A dead body, usually a human body.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cadaver in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cadaver in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Alfred Galik:

    That means the cadaver was not butchered, and the flesh was not used — what remains as an untypical behavior, especially in times of war.

  2. Eva Cuypers:

    In the lab it was only just parts of animals and human beings and it will be very important to explore what happens when we do the full body. It will be very interesting in order to go much closer to the actual problem on the field that the cadaver dogs experience.

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