death death  /ˈdɛθ/


  1. (n) the event of dying or departure from life
  2. (n) the permanent end of all life functions in an organism or part of an organism
  3. (n) the absence of life or state of being dead
  4. (n) the time when something ends
  5. (n) the time at which life ends; continuing until dead
  6. (n) the personification of death
  7. (n) a final state
  8. (n) the act of killing


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  1. THE enormity of killing one's fellow man with premeditation is the principal reason for the existence of the death penalty; it is also the principal argument for abolishing it.
  2. Paris has been deeply shocked by a report of the circumstances of the death of the great Impressionist sculptor, Auguste Rodin.
  3. The terrible agony of Chantal Sebire is over, but the cause she championed may change laws after her death.


  1. Death of 7-Year-Old Being Investigated

    MADISON COUNTY, Tenn.- The Madison County Sheriff's Department is investigating the sudden death of a 7-year-old Jackson boy. Sheriff David Woolfork told WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News the boy was taken to Jackson-Madison County General Hospital and pronounced dead around 7 p.m., Monday.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WBBJ TV

  2. Death ruled homicide; person of interest sought

    BLACK RIVER FALLS -- The weekend death of a woman in Black River Falls has been ruled a homicide, and police are still searching for a man who may be connected to the case.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: La Crosse Tribune

  3. Death of missing Hampton woman ruled homicide

    Officials have now ruled the death of a 28-year-old woman who went missing in Hampton as a homicide related to asphyxiation.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WTKR Norfolk

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  1. "They're hurt because they lost a son. But the wound is now being kept open by the mystery and unanswered questions of the cause of death," Jackson said.
    on Jun 27, 2009 By: Jesse Jackson Source: NECN

  2. David Cameron described the announcement as "desperately sad news". "Of course, the 300th death is no more or less tragic than the 299 that came before. But it's a moment for the whole country to reflect on the incredible service and...
    on Jun 21, 2010 By: David Cameron Source: The Guardian

  3. Eulogizing his older brother, Sen. Edward Kennedy said, "My brother need not be idealized, or enlarged in death beyond what he was in life; to be remembered simply as a good and decent man, who saw wrong and tried to right it, saw suffering and...
    on Aug 25, 2008 By: Robert Kennedy Source: WACH

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