Synonyms for death

Synonyms for (noun) death

Synonyms: death

Definition: the act of killing

Usage: he had two deaths on his conscience

Similar words: kill, killing, putting to death

Definition: the act of terminating a life


Synonyms: death, decease, expiry

Definition: the event of dying or departure from life

Usage: her death came as a terrible shock; upon your decease the capital will pass to your grandchildren

Similar words: change, modification, alteration

Definition: an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another

Usage: the change was intended to increase sales; this storm is certainly a change for the worse; the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago


Synonyms: Death

Definition: the personification of death

Usage: Death walked the streets of the plague-bound city

Similar words: imaginary being, imaginary creature

Definition: a creature of the imagination; a person that exists only in legends or myths or fiction


Synonyms: death

Definition: the permanent end of all life functions in an organism or part of an organism

Usage: the animal died a painful death

Similar words: organic phenomenon

Definition: (biology) a natural phenomenon involving living plants and animals


Synonyms: death

Definition: the absence of life or state of being dead

Usage: he seemed more content in death than he had ever been in life

Similar words: state

Definition: the way something is with respect to its main attributes

Usage: the current state of knowledge; his state of health; in a weak financial state


Synonyms: death, destruction, end

Definition: a final state

Usage: he came to a bad end; the so-called glorious experiment came to an inglorious end

Similar words: state

Definition: the way something is with respect to its main attributes

Usage: the current state of knowledge; his state of health; in a weak financial state


Synonyms: death, last

Definition: the time at which life ends; continuing until dead

Usage: she stayed until his death; a struggle to the last

Similar words: end, ending

Definition: the point in time at which something ends

Usage: the end of the year; the ending of warranty period


Synonyms: death, demise, dying

Definition: the time when something ends

Usage: it was the death of all his plans; a dying of old hopes

Similar words: end, ending

Definition: the point in time at which something ends

Usage: the end of the year; the ending of warranty period