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decease


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Decease  \De*cease"\,  n.  [OE.  deses,  deces,  F.  d['e]c[`e]s,  fr 
  L.  decessus  departure,  death,  fr  decedere  to  depart,  die; 
  de-  +  cedere  to  withdraw.  See  {Cease},  {Cede}.] 
  Departure,  especially  departure  from  this  life;  death. 
 
  His  decease,  which  he  should  accomplish  at  Jerusalem. 
  --Luke  ix  31. 
 
  And  I,  the  whilst  you  mourn  for  his  decease,  Will  with 
  my  mourning  plaints  your  plaint  increase.  --Spenser. 
 
  Syn:  Death;  departure;  dissolution;  demise;  release.  See 
  {Death}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Decease  \De*cease"\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Deceased};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Deceasing}.] 
  To  depart  from  this  life;  to  die;  to  pass  away 
 
  She's  dead,  deceased,  she's  dead.  --Shak. 
 
  When  our  summers  have  deceased.  --Tennyson. 
 
  Inasmuch  as  he  carries  the  malignity  and  the  lie  with 
  him  he  so  far  deceases  from  nature.  --Emerson. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  decease 
  n  :  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"  [syn:  {death}]  [ant:  {birth}] 
  v  :  pass  from  physical  life  and  lose  all  all  bodily  attributes 
  and  functions  necessary  to  sustain  life;  "She  died  from 
  cancer";  "They  children  perished  in  the  fire";  "The 
  patient  went  peacefully"  [syn:  {die},  {perish},  {go},  {exit}, 
  {pass  away},  {expire}]  [ant:  {be  born}] 




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