death

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

death

Rich Romans had to do little work and could expect to live to 50 or 60, whereas poorer people rarely lived beyond 50. See enties for cremation and funeral rites.

Death

[book] Death - Chuck Schuldiner`s lyrics is a book about the American death metal musical group Death. == Overview == Published in Iran in 2000, written and translated by a classically trained musician named Mahyar Dean who later formed the power metal/ progressive act Angband. The book includes English lyrics with Persian translations, int...
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Death

Generally understood to be the extinction of an organism's life. Many doctrines assert some form of mental or spiritual survival of physical death. See also deathbed experience, haunting, mediumship, near-death experience, reincarnation.
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Death

Meaning as a surname: One who played the part in plays or pageants.
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Death

Generally understood to be the extinction of an organism's life. Many doctrines assert some form of mental or spiritual survival of physical death. See also deathbed experience, haunting, mediumship, near-death experience, reincarnation.
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death

[n] - the time when something ends 2. [n] - the time at which life ends 3. [n] - the absence of life or state of being dead 4. [n] - the permanent end of all life functions in an organism or part of an organism 5. [n] - the personification of death 6. [n] - the event of dying or departure from life 7. [n] - the act of...
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Death

Death: 1. The end of life. The cessation of life. (These common definitions of death ultimately depend upon the definition of life, upon which there is no consensus.) 2. The permanent cessation of all vital bodily functions. (This definition depends upon the definition of 'vital bodily functions.') See: Vital bodily functions. 3. The common law sta...
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Death

Death (dĕth) noun [ Middle English deth , deað , Anglo-Saxon deáð ; akin to Old Saxon dōð , Dutch dood , German tod , Icelandic dauði , Swedish & Danish död , Goth. dauþus ; from a verb meaning to die ....
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death

1. The cessation of all vital phenomena without capability of resuscitation, either in animals or plants. ... Local death is going on at times and in all parts of the living body, in which individual cells and elements are being cast off and replaced by new; a process essential to life. General death is of two kinds; death of the body as a whole (s...
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death

decease noun 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`
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death

noun the act of killing; `he had two deaths on his conscience`
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death

dying noun the time when something ends; `it was the death of all his plans`; `a dying of old hopes`
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Death

noun the personification of death; `Death walked the streets of the plague-bound city`
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death

noun the permanent end of all life functions in an organism or part of an organism; `the animal died a painful death`
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death

noun the absence of life or state of being dead; `he seemed more content in death than he had ever been in life`
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death

(deth) the cessation of life; permanent cessation of all vital bodily functions. For legal and medical purposes, the following definition of death has been proposed—the irreversible cessation of all of the following: (1) total brain function, (2) spontaneous breathing and other functions of the respiratory s...
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Death

• (v. i.) Cause of loss of life. • (v. i.) Danger of death. • (v. i.) Murder; murderous character. • (v. i.) Manner of dying; act or state of passing from life. • (v. i.) Total privation or loss; extinction; cessation; as, the death of memory. • (v. i.) Anything so dreadful as to be like death. • (v. i.) Personifi...
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death

the total cessation of life processes that eventually occurs in all living organisms. The state of human death has always been obscured by mystery ... [54 related articles]
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death

death 1. The end of life; the total and permanent cessation of all the vital functions of an organism. 2. The state of being dead. 3. The destruction or extinction of something. Quotations Did you hear about the despondent cockroach who committed insecticide? —S. Friedman A s...
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Death

[song] `Death` is the second single by English indie rock band White Lies, released through Fiction Records. `Death` was initially released on CD and 7-inch vinyl on 22 September 2008, prior to the release of To Lose My Life... The track was then re-released on 22 June 2009 on multiple formats, as the band`s fifth and final single from thei...
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Death

[personification] The concept of Death as a sentient entity has existed in many societies since the beginning of recorded history. In English, Death is often given the name `the Grim Reaper` and, from the 15th century onwards, came to be shown as a skeletal figure carrying a large scythe and clothed in a black cloak with a hood. In Jewish t...
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death

Type: Term Pronunciation: deth Definitions: 1. The cessation of life. In lower multicellular organisms, death is a gradual process at the cellular level, because tissues vary in their ability to withstand deprivation of oxygen; in higher organisms, a cessation of integrated tissue and organ functions; in humans, manifested by the loss of heartbeat,...
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Death

[play] Death is a play by Woody Allen. It was first published in 1975, along with God, and other short stories in Woody Allen`s book Without Feathers. It is a comedic version of Eugène Ionesco`s 1959 play The Killer. His 1992 film Shadows and Fog was based on this play. ...
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death

death, cessation of all life (metabolic) processes. Death may involve the organism as a whole (somatic death) or may be confined to cells and tissues within the organism. Causes of death in human beings include injury, acute or chronic disease, and neoplasia (cancer). The physiological death of cell...
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