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Princeton's WordNet

  1. death, decease, expiryverb

    the event of dying or departure from life

    "her death came as a terrible shock"; "upon your decease the capital will pass to your grandchildren"

  2. die, decease, perish, go, exit, pass away, expire, pass, kick the bucket, cash in one's chips, buy the farm, conk, give-up the ghost, drop dead, pop off, choke, croak, snuff itverb

    pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life

    "She died from cancer"; "The children perished in the fire"; "The patient went peacefully"; "The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102"


  1. deceasenoun


    Etymology: From décès.

  2. deceasenoun

    Departure, especially departure from this life

    Etymology: From décès.

  3. deceaseverb

    To die.

    Etymology: From décès.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Deceasenoun

    departure, especially departure from this life; death

  2. Deceaseverb

    to depart from this life; to die; to pass away

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Decease

    dē-sēs′, n. death.—v.i. to die.—p.adj. Deceased′, dead. [O. Fr. deces (Fr. décès)—L. decessusde, away, cedĕre, cessum, to go.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of decease in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of decease in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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  1. Janell Routh:

    These practices may result in a decease circulation of other viruses, including enteroviruses and, therefore, either decrease or delay AFM this year.

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    take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom
    • A. scarper
    • B. abduct
    • C. elaborate
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