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See definition of dead on Dictionary.com
  • adj.no longer alive
  • adj.indifferent, cold
  • adj.not working
  • adj.complete, total
  • adv.completely, totally

synonyms for dead

  • asleep
  • buried
  • deceased
  • late
  • lifeless
  • cold
  • departed
  • stiff
  • bereft of life
  • bloodless
  • bought the farm
  • breathless
  • cadaverous
  • checked out
  • cut off
  • defunct
  • done for
  • erased
  • expired
  • extinct
  • gone
  • gone to meet maker
  • gone to reward
  • inanimate
  • inert
  • mortified
  • no more
  • not existing
  • offed
  • out of one's misery
  • passed away
  • perished
  • pushing up daisies
  • reposing
  • resting in peace
  • spiritless
  • unanimated
  • wasted
See also synonyms for: deads
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antonyms for dead

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  • alive
  • lively
  • living
  • active
  • animate
  • animated
  • being
  • continuing
  • enduring
  • existent
  • existing
  • incomplete
  • interested
  • live
  • operative
  • responsive
  • spirited
  • subsisting
  • unfinished
  • warm
  • working
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How to use dead in a sentence

Police responded to the scene, and Onyeuka was pronounced dead.
FAIRFAX COUNTY POLICE IDENTIFY VICTIM OF FATAL SHOOTING IN RESTONJUSTIN JOUVENALFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Your movement might be dead, but there is a place for you to go.
GENE WEINGARTEN: I COME BEARING GOOD NEWS, QANON. MEET WANON, THE NEW MR. RIGHT.GENE WEINGARTENFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It was an image of a dead woodcock lying on the street in New York City.
FOUR WILD ANIMALS THAT ARE THRIVING IN CITIESBY RYAN CHELIUS/OUTDOOR LIFEFEBRUARY 9, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
In quantum mechanics, this weird “is the cat alive or dead” state is dubbed superposition.
THIS ‘QUANTUM BRAIN’ WOULD MIMIC OUR OWN TO SPEED UP AISHELLY FANFEBRUARY 9, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
The Gleasons tell people who have observed lethargic or dead birds around their homes to take down their feeders for two weeks, so local birds can disperse and find food in the wild.
YOUR DIRTY BIRD FEEDER COULD BE SPREADING DISEASEMELISSA HARTFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Police said he had a gunshot wound and was pronounced dead on the scene.
MAN FOUND FATALLY SHOT INSIDE VEHICLE IN DUMFRIESDANA HEDGPETHFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The dead sea stars’ tissues had high amounts of a form of nitrogen found in low-oxygen conditions.
CHOKED BY BACTERIA, SOME STARFISH ARE TURNING TO GOOERIN GARCIA DE JESUSFEBRUARY 8, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The dead man was identified by authorities Sunday as Kevin Costlow, 52, who lived in the Montgomery town of Laytonsville, close to where the incident occurred.
VIDEO SHOWS FATAL SHOOTING OF MAN BY MONTGOMERY COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTYIAN DUNCAN, DAN MORSEFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A man was found dead in a Beltsville townhouse on Sunday after firefighters extinguished a blaze in the two-story structure, authorities said.
MAN FOUND DEAD AFTER PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY HOUSE FIREPAUL M. DUGGANFEBRUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
When the news broke in April 2019 that scientists had restored neurological functions in the brains of dead pigs, I was fascinated — and troubled.
SHOULD CORPORATIONS GET ACCESS TO OUR BRAINS?NANCY SHUTEFEBRUARY 7, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
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WORDS RELATED TO DEAD

  • arid
  • bomb
  • bromidic
  • bummer
  • characterless
  • cloying
  • colorless
  • commonplace
  • dead
  • drab
  • drag
  • dull
  • flat
  • ho hum
  • humdrum
  • insipid
  • interminable
  • irksome
  • lifeless
  • monotonous
  • moth-eaten
  • mundane
  • nothing
  • nowhere
  • platitudinous
  • plebeian
  • prosaic
  • repetitious
  • routine
  • spiritless
  • stale
  • stereotyped
  • stodgy
  • stuffy
  • stupid
  • tame
  • tedious
  • threadbare
  • tiresome
  • tiring
  • trite
  • unexciting
  • uninteresting
  • unvaried
  • vapid
  • wearisome
  • well-worn
  • zero
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