deceased deceased  /dɪs ˈist/


  1. (n) someone who is no longer alive
  2. (adj) dead


  1. Hotmail lets relatives order a CD of all the messages in a deceased user's account if they provide a death certificate and proof of power of attorney.
  2. At one point, members of the family actually debated whether to inter the deceased King of Pop in his Neverland estate.
  3. deceased science fiction writer, in written instructions requesting a secular funeral.


  1. Fire department honors recently deceased firefighter

    Firefighters honored the memory today of the recently deceased Andres Alvarez.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Laredo Morning Times

  2. Bodies found inside Dreyfoos School of the Arts ID'd

    The deceased found at Dreyfoos School of the Arts have been identified as Ted Orama and Christopher Marshall, according to Capt. David Bernhard, spokesman for West Palm Beach Police Department.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: WSFA 12 Montgomery

  3. New Zealand Coroner Declares Twin Otter Crew Down In Antarctic Deceased

    Plane Went Down Nearly Five Months Ago On Mount Elizabeth A coroner in New Zealand has declared that the crew of a Twin Otter which went down on Mount Elizabeth in Antarctica five months ago is officially deceased. The three men were flying from the South Pole to the Italian base at Terra Nova Bay when the accident occurred.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Aero-News Network


  1. "The deceased, who was standing when she took her own life and she was 5-11 and she would have been 6 feet 2 with heels on, which she was wearing at the time of her death, and that the gun was in a downward position," said Spector, wearing a...
    on May 15, 2007 By: Phil Spector Source: USA Today

  2. "There's still a large number of people - in excess of 50 who are unconfirmed and essentially these are people who the coroner believes are already deceased, but are not yet identified," Brumby said.
    on Feb 10, 2009 By: John Brumby Source: FOXNews

  3. "We have decided to (agree to) the Dalai Lama's visit to pray for the souls of the deceased and seek blessings for the survivors of the typhoon," Ma told reporters in central Nantou county.
    on Aug 26, 2009 By: Ma Ying-jeou Source: AFP

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