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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


Antonymsbirth


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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