from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of depart.
  • adj. dead
  • n. A dead person or persons.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. past; -- used of time.
  • adj. dead.
  • n. someone who is no longer alive.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Gone; vanished; dead.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. dead
  • adj. well in the past; former
  • n. someone who is no longer alive


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