\dˈɛθ], \dˈɛθ], \d_ˈɛ_θ]\
Definitions of DEATH
- 2006 - WordNet 3.0
- 2011 - English Dictionary Database
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1913 - Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- 2010 - Medical Dictionary Database
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1920 - A dictionary of scientific terms.
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
- 1790 - A Complete Dictionary of the English Language
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By Noah Webster.
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By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By William R. Warner
By Daniel Lyons
By James Champlin Fernald
The extinetion of life; the state of being dead or extinet; the state of the dead; the manner of dying; a skeleton, as a symbol of death; destroyer or agent of death; the instrument of death; the penalty of death; state of temporary or final extinction of spiritual life. Civil death, the separation of a man from civil society by panishment, &c. Deathbed, the bed on which a person dies; last illness.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D.
(Sax.) (Sc.) Dede, Deid; Apobiosis, Abiosis, Extinctio, Obitus, Psychoragia, Psychorrhagia, Lethum, Letum, Mors, Interitus, Thanatos, Decease, (F.) Mort. Definitive cessation of all the functions, the aggregate of which constitute life. Real Beath, Apothanasia, is distinguished from asphyxia or apparent death- the latter being merely a suspension of those same functions. But it is often difficult to judge of such suspension, and the only certain sign of real death is the commencement of putrefaction. At times, therefore, great caution is requisite to avoid mistakes. Death is commonly preceded by some distressing symptoms, which depend on lesion of respiration, circulation, or of the cerebral functions, and which constitute the agony. That which occurs suddenly, and without any, or with few, precursory signs, is called sudden death. It is ordinarily caused by disease of the heart, apoplexy, the rupture of an aneurism, or by some other organic affection. Death is natural, (Sc.) Strae-death, when it occurs as the result of disease: violent, when produced by some forcible agency. It may likewise affect the whole body, or a part only hence the difference between somatic and molecular death.
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By Smith Ely Jelliffe
n. [Anglo-Saxon] Cessation or extinction of bodily life; decease; demise; departure; dissolution;â€”mode or manner of dying;â€”cause, agent, or instrument of loss of life;â€”the state of the dead;â€”the emblem or image of mortality;â€”alienation from God;â€”separation from the favour and fellowship of God.
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