Definitions of death

  1.   the time when something ends it was the death of all his plans a dying of old hopes
  2.   the act of killing he had two deaths on his conscience
  3.   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
  4.   the personification of death Death walked the streets of the plague bound city
  5.   the permanent end of all life functions in an organism or part of an organism the animal died a painful death
  6.   the absence of life or state of being dead he seemed more content in death than he had ever been in life
  7.   a final state he came to a bad end the so called glorious experiment came to an inglorious end
  8.   the time at which life ends continuing until dead she stayed until his death a struggle to the last
  9.   The cessation of all vital phenomena without capability of resuscitation either in animals or plants
  10.   Total privation or loss extinction cessation as the death of memory
  11.   Manner of dying act or state of passing from life
  12.   Cause of loss of life
  13.   Danger of death
  14.   Murder murderous character
  15.   Loss of spiritual life
  16.   Anything so dreadful as to be like death
  17.   Personified The destroyer of life conventionally represented as a skeleton with a scythe
  18.   Irreversible cessation of all bodily functions manifested by absence of spontaneous breathing and total loss of cardiovascular and cerebral functions
  19.   Cessation of life or feeling the state of having ceased to live total loss decay something as terrible as death slaughter bloodshed
  20.   The cessation of life
  21.   Extinction or destruction of life
  22.   State of being dead extinction of life manner of dying mortality
  23.   Extinction of life
  24.   Cessation of life extinction destruction
  25.   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
  26.   A total and permanent cessation of all the vital functions cause of death decease mortality alienation or separation of the soul from God state of being under the dominion of sin
  27.   The complete and permanent cessation of all vital functions in any organism

Quotes of death

  1. So for twelve miles I rode with Sherman and we became fast friends He asked me all manner of questions on the way and I found that he knew my father well and remembered his tragic death in Salt Creek Valley – Buffalo Bill
  2. Even at our birth death does but stand aside a little And every day he looks towards us and muses somewhat to himself whether that day or the next he will draw nigh – Robert Bolt
  3. Death so called is a thing which makes men weep And yet a third of life is passed in sleep – George Byron
  4. Only with our government are you given a certificate at birth a license at marriage and a bill at death – Jennifer Dunn
  5. My mortal foe can no ways wish me a greater harm than England's hate neither should death be less welcome unto me than such a mishap betide me – Elizabeth I
  6. I was court -martial in my absence and sentenced to death in my absence so I said they could shoot me in my absence – Thomas Hardy
  7. People can undergo a sudden change of thinking and loyalties under threat of death or intense social pressure and isolation from friends and family – Keith Henson
  8. These are they whose youth was violently severed by war and death a word on the telephone a scribbled line on paper and their future ceased They have built up their lives again but their safety is not absolute their fortress not impregnable – Winifred Holtby
  9. Death is pitch -dark but colors are light To be a painter one must work with rays of light – Edvard Munch
  10. I am become death the destroyer of worlds – J. Robert Oppenheimer
  11. I support the death penalty But I also think there has to be no margin for error – George Ryan
  12. The acceptance of death gives you more of a stake in life in living life happily as it should be lived Living for the moment – Sting
  13. Our life is made by the death of others – Leonardo da Vinci
  14. And I will show that nothing can happen more beautiful than death – Walt Whitman
  15. We do not choose the day of our birth nor may we choose the day of our death yet choice is the sovereign faculty of the mind – Thornton Wilder

Usage examples for death

  1. Do you mean to say that you don't know about Maximilian's death – A Tar-Heel Baron by Mabell Shippie Clarke Pelton
  2. Death and death alone would stay him – Jess by H. Rider Haggard
  3. “ I asked him how the fan could tell about the death but all he said was that it could – The Mandarin's Fan by Fergus Hume
  4. But the true life of the man was after death and not before it – The Note-Books of Samuel Butler by Samuel Butler
  5. But I have known that since the day of my death even long before – Best Russian Short Stories by Various
  6. “ I am Death said he – Household Tales by Brothers Grimm by Grimm Brothers
  7. But the voice that called her to death that she heard for ever – Journeys Through Bookland Volume Four by Charles H. Sylvester
  8. They went to their death like men – Rose of Dutcher's Coolly by Hamlin Garland
  9. That is life when we dare death to live – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  10. Anything anything but death I am too young to die – Vendetta A Story of One Forgotten by Marie Corelli
  11. It's just as if he had come back from death and the first he did was to tell us that everything they said against him was true and that everything we said and believed was all wrong – The Quality of Mercy by W. D. Howells
  12. “ I fell ill and lay at the point of death – Plays: The Father; Countess Julie; The Outlaw; The Stronger by August Strindberg
  13. The face of the girl who had gone to her death – Betty Zane by Zane Grey
  14. Aye well sir it lured the man to his death – The Rayner-Slade Amalgamation by J. S. Fletcher
  15. Ben says Edward told her for the first time on the afternoon of his death – Nobody's Child by Elizabeth Dejeans
  16. It does when there's a death in the house and this is only a little worse – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  17. It was war war to the death – "Where Angels Fear to Tread" and Other Stories of the Sea by Morgan Robertson
  18. What a great death – The Major by Ralph Connor
  19. “ I have a means of death about me – The Lady Of Blossholme by H. Rider Haggard
  20. “ I thought it was Death – Ailsa Paige by Robert W. Chambers

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