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Meaning of DECEASED

Pronunciation:  di'seest

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  someone who is no longer alive; "I wonder what the dead person would have done"
  2. [adj]  (euphemistic) "he is deceased"; "our dear departed friend"

DECEASED is a 8 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: asleep(p), at peace(p), at rest(p), dead, dead person, dead soul, deceased person, decedent, departed, departed, gone
 See Also: dead, human, individual, infernal, Lazarus, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul, the living dead, zombi, zombie



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\De*ceased"\, a.
Passed away; dead; gone.

{The deceased}, the dead person.

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