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English adjective: deceased

1. deceased dead

SamplesHe is deceased.
Our dear departed friend.

Synonymsasleep, at peace, at rest, departed, gone


Domain usageeuphemism

Antonymsalive, live

English noun: deceased

1. deceased (person) someone who is no longer alive

SamplesI wonder what the dead person would have done.

Synonymsdead person, dead soul, deceased person, decedent, departed

Broader (hypernym)individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

Narrower (hyponym)infernal, living dead, zombi, zombie

Instance hyponymLazarus

Member meronymdead

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