Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Bygone; past.
  • adjective No longer living; dead. synonym: dead.
  • noun A dead person, especially one who has died recently.
  • noun Dead persons considered as a group; the dead.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Gone; vanished; dead.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun someone who is no longer alive.
  • adjective past; -- used of time.
  • adjective euphemistic dead.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of depart.
  • adjective euphemistic dead
  • noun euphemistic A dead person or persons.

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

  • adjective dead
  • adjective well in the past; former
  • noun someone who is no longer alive

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Examples

  • That was what he played, and that was why the favourites for the title departed the tournament at an early stage.

    A knock-out deal

  • That was what he played, and that was why the favourites for the title departed the tournament at an early stage.

    A knock-out deal

  • 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.

    Hannah Peaker: If Women Ran the World

  • 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.

    Hannah Peaker: If Women Ran the World

  • 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.

    Hannah Peaker: If Women Ran the World

  • 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.

    Hannah Peaker: If Women Ran the World

  • 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.

    Matthew Yglesias » Phoenix-Like

  • 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.

    Hannah Peaker: If Women Ran the World

  • My explorations with this Demonstration quickly departed from the bold graphic nature of the original logo.

    Wolfram Blog : Exploring Logo Designs with Mathematica

  • 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.

    Hannah Peaker: If Women Ran the World

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