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English noun: demise

1. demise (time) the time when something ends

SamplesIt was the death of all his plans.
A dying of old hopes.

Synonymsdeath, dying

Broader (hypernym)end, ending

Narrower (hyponym)grave

Part meronymlife, life-time, lifespan, lifetime


English verb: demise

1. demise (possession) transfer by a lease or by a will

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)transfer

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