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See definition of deceased on Dictionary.com
  • adj.dead
  • noundead person(s)

synonyms for deceased

  • departed
  • cold
  • expired
  • finished
  • former
  • gone
  • lost
  • asleep
  • bit the dust
  • defunct
  • exanimate
  • extinct
  • gave up the ghost
  • inanimate
  • kicked the bucket
  • late
  • lifeless
  • passed on
  • pushing up daisies
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antonyms for deceased

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  • current
  • existing
  • present
  • alive
  • born
  • lively
  • living
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    Officials are withholding the identity of the deceased, pending the notification of family.
    ONE PERSON DEAD AFTER CRASH ON I-95 SOUTH IN FREDERICKSBURGDANA HEDGPETHFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    “The Medium” follows Marianne, a young woman grappling with the loss of her recently deceased father.
    ‘THE MEDIUM’ REVIEW: A DISJOINTED, UNFULFILLING PUZZLE HORROR GAMEELISE FAVISFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    The primary cause of death was hypothermia—temperatures would have been well below zero degrees Fahrenheit the night they fled—but two of the deceased were missing their eyes, and another her tongue.
    NINE RUSSIAN ADVENTURERS MYSTERIOUSLY FROZE TO DEATH—A NEW THEORY EXPLAINS WHYWIREDJANUARY 30, 2021ARS TECHNICA
    Grieving in animals is a rich suite of behaviors, though, expressed differently by different individuals depending on their personalities and on their relationships with the deceased.
    IN THE ANIMAL KINGDOM, RITUALS THAT CONNECT, RENEW AND HEALBARBARA KINGJANUARY 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    But, when you sustain such a significant loss which only you fully know because only you and the deceased shared that one fragile umbilical cord, it is hard to imagine that in time the wound will heal or know how to answer how you’re holding up.
    HOW TO FIND FREEDOM FROM GRIEFJASMINE GRANTJANUARY 7, 2021ESSENCE.COM
    Portugal said her dad is deceased, and her mother has no interest in a lawsuit.
    DNA TESTING IS UNEARTHING LOCAL FERTILITY FRAUD CASESJARED WHITLOCKJANUARY 5, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
    Of the roughly half a million Americans who depend on dialysis, less than 14% have made it onto a waitlist for a transplant from a deceased donor.
    FOR YEARS, JAMARCUS CREWS TRIED TO GET A NEW KIDNEY, BUT CORPORATE HEALTHCARE STOOD IN THE WAYBY LIZZIE PRESSERDECEMBER 15, 2020PROPUBLICA
    Raffensperger alleged the New Georgia Project, America Votes, and Vote forward attempted to register voters who were deceased or out of state.
    GEORGIA SECRETARY OF STATE SUED AGAIN FOR PURGING VOTERSKIRSTEN WEST SAVALIDECEMBER 3, 2020ESSENCE.COM
    These moves have opened the floodgates to criminals who use what appear to be payments to 90-year-old bricklayers, 12-year-old barbers, and incarcerated and deceased people to commit fraud on a massive scale.
    HOW THE DARK WEB BECAME A HAVEN FOR UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE FRAUDJAKEMETHNOVEMBER 25, 2020FORTUNE
    Her husband was now deceased, but she still felt pretty comfortable that she was going to be able to get by.
    ‘WHAT WE’VE SEEN SINCE COVID HAS BEEN A PRECIPITOUS INCREASE IN NEED,’ SAYS FEEDING AMERICA CEOKK OTTESENNOVEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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    WORDS RELATED TO DECEASED

    • ashes
    • bones
    • cadaver
    • carcass
    • carrion
    • clay
    • corpus delicti
    • dead body
    • deceased
    • dust
    • relic
    • remains
    • stiff
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