American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. No longer living; dead. See Synonyms at dead.
- n. A dead person.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Departed from life; dead.
- adj. No longer alive
- adj. Belonging to the dead.
- adj. law : One who has died. In property law, the alternate term decedent is generally used. In criminal law, “the deceased” refers to the victim of a homicide.
- n. A dead person
- n. dead people
- n. law : One who has died. In property law, the alternate term decedent is generally used. In criminal law, “the deceased” refers to the victim of a homicide.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Passed away; dead; gone.
- adj. dead.
- n. someone who is no longer alive
- decease + -ed, from Middle English deceas via Old French, from Latin dēcessus ("departure"), equivalent to Latin dēced-, variation of Latin dēcēdre ("to go away"). (Wiktionary)
“Anna-Maria learns who the deceased is and her connections as a superstar employee at Kallis Mining, an international company with incredible connections at the top of Sweden, Europe and beyond.”
“It seems the deceased is the brother of Raymond Barnette, local undertaker and a candidate for sheriff, who wants to keep any hint of kinkiness out of the minds of the God-fearing populace.”
“The graves with headstones have been easier to verify because officials can use the name to pull the paperwork, which consists of a record of interment, a gravesite card that details where in the cemetery the deceased is buried, and an intake form used for scheduling funerals.”
“Marsden's character, a seventh-grade teacher engaged to the niece of the deceased, is nervous about encountering his future father-in-law.”
“States, where I have read that the body of the deceased is still oiled with a fragrant oil and censed.”
“Okay, so passionately kissing the dearly deceased is creepy as all get out, but what about Bill Hader swapping spit with a dog?”
“Staff Sgt. DECEASED -- "deceased is being described as a Vietnam POW" 03/17/2005”
““The deceased is identified as the culprit and must have had the condition of excited delirium.””
“Somehow the deceased is tied back to Prince Louis-Charles, the heir to the French throne, who was allegedly executed in THE BLACK TOWER in Thermidor Year II; or did the Lost Dauphin, who would have been King Louis XVII with the current Bourbon Restoration, somehow survive and is one of these royal pretenders.”
“They later learn the deceased is Violet Chambers who was killed with a garden plant poison and the fingers nipped by a garden shears.”
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