American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Bygone; past: relics from a departed era.
- adj. Dead. See Synonyms at dead.
- n. A dead person, especially one who has died recently: The family of the departed remained after the funeral service.
- n. Dead persons considered as a group; the dead.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Gone; vanished; dead.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of depart.
- adj. euphemistic dead
- n. euphemistic A dead person or persons.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. someone who is no longer alive.
- adj. past; -- used of time.
- adj. euphemistic dead.
“That was what he played, and that was why the favourites for the title departed the tournament at an early stage.”
“My explorations with this Demonstration quickly departed from the bold graphic nature of the original logo.”
“But then came the “redeemer” governments using a combination of a terrorist violence and state coercion to institute an apartheid system and for a while black elected officials departed from the federal government.”
“Reluctant to surrender to those who want women because its smart institutional design rather than because it's the right thing to do, I wondered what would happen to feminism if we departed from the ethical standpoint.”
“As the Federal Reserve and the Bank of Japan hint at extending existing monetary stimulus, Mr. Weber has departed from the ECB script of a gradual withdrawal of support for financial markets as read by Jean-Claude Trichet.”
“The first three days of October have departed from the precedent set through the summer.”
“Zuma Press As promised, Mr. Dell'Acqua departed from the menswear look, using many lighter fabrics and fabrications and instilling a more feminine style.”
“As promised, he departed from the menswear look, using many lighter fabrics and fabrications and instilling a far more feminine style.”
“It's easy to tell, right away, how decidedly the Blue Rock School in West Nyack, NY, has departed from the norm.”
“The alternative is to believe the 4 liberals judges have dramatically departed from the free-speech consensus.”
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Movies or TV shows where the titles are also common words, generally one-word titles.
Protagonists and relevant words in the Book of Creation (Source: King James Bible)
This is Ghost List 2 ( the kind that go 'boo!' ) :P
( open list )
get a word in deed
by Great Big Sea.
Jenny said goodbye this afternoon
As far as I can tell
She can't bear the goodbye evenings
Or the morning-afters of farewell
She says "Here yo...
By T. Lewington, as performed by Enter the Haggis, on their CD "Soapbox Heroes."
I've had a life that's full
Everyone's been good to me
So fire up that fiddle, boy,
Looking for tweets for departed.