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  • noundeath
  • verbpass away; expire

synonyms for decease

  • curtains
  • demise
  • departure
  • dissolution
  • dying
  • passing
  • quietus
  • release
  • silence
  • sleep
  • defunction
  • grim reaper
  • passing away
  • passing over
  • the end
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antonyms for decease

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  • birth
  • bear
  • live
  • begin
  • be born
  • stay
  • continue
  • create
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How to use decease in a sentence

In the time when thou shalt end the days of thy life, and in the time of thy decease, distribute thy inheritance.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
At Mr. Wright's death, it came to his widow, who gave it to my brother; at whose decease, it came to me.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 177, MARCH 19, 1853VARIOUS
While it was being disposed of, she acquainted Mr. Bumble with the old womans decease.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
In the month of March, the decease of Mr. Liston, the comedian, attracted public notice.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
August witnessed the decease of the veteran anti-reformer, Sir Charles Wetherell.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
At the time of his decease that property produced about £112 a year; in 1768 it was said to be of the yearly value of £563.
EAST ANGLIAJ. EWING RITCHIE
He kept his possession well, every inch of it; and left all safe at his decease in 1568.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. III. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
Great Britain and France will feel the shock of his decease.
SENATORIAL CHARACTERC. A. BARTOL
She had sunk into an apathy since the news of his Highness's decease.
A GERMAN POMPADOURMARIE HAY
James Beckley afterwards kept it, and after his decease, it was continued as a tavern by his widow.
THE OLD PIKETHOMAS B. SEARIGHT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DECEASE

  • decease
  • fail
  • faint
  • hit
  • knock
  • stall
  • straighten
  • swat
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