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deceased


  3  definitions  found 
 
  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  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Deceased  \De*ceased"\,  a. 
  Passed  away  dead;  gone. 
 
  {The  deceased},  the  dead  person. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  deceased 
  adj  :  (euphemistic)  "he  is  deceased";  "our  dear  departed  friend" 
  [syn:  {asleep(p)},  {at  peace(p)},  {at  rest(p)},  {departed}, 
  {gone}] 
  n  :  someone  who  is  no  longer  alive;  "I  wonder  what  the  dead 
  person  would  have  done"  [syn:  {dead  person},  {dead  soul}, 
  {deceased  person},  {decedent},  {departed}] 




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