not showing characteristics of life especially the capacity to sustain life; no longer exerting force or having energy or heat; "Mars is a dead planet"; "dead soil"; "dead coals"; "the fire is dead"
people who are no longer living; "they buried the dead"
drained of electric charge; discharged; "a dead battery"; "left the lights on and came back to find the battery drained"
a time when coldness (or some other quality associated with death) is intense; "the dead of winter"
complete; "came to a dead stop"; "utter seriousness"
no longer having force or relevance; "a dead issue"
out of use or operation because of a fault or breakdown; "a dead telephone line"; "the motor is dead"
lacking resilience or bounce; "a dead tennis ball"
not surviving in active use; "Latin is a dead language"
not circulating or flowing; "dead air"; "dead water"; "stagnant water"
unerringly accurate; "a dead shot"; "to
destroyed or killed; "we are gone geese"
pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; "She died from cancer"; "The children perished in the fire"; "The patient went peacefully"; "The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102"
be or continue to be in a certain condition; "The children went hungry that day"
no longer retained; "gone with the wind"
be abolished or discarded; "These ugly billboards have to go!"; "These luxuries all had to go under the Khmer Rouge"
continue to live through hardship or adversity; "We went without water and food for 3 days"; "These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America"; "The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents"; "how long can a person last without food and water?"
well in the past; former; "bygone days"; "dreams of foregone times"; "sweet memories of gone summers"; "relics of a departed era"
over the entire area; "the wallpaper was covered all over with flowers"; "she ached all over"; "everything was dusted over with a fine layer of soot"
throughout a period of time; "stay over the weekend"
having come or been brought to a conclusion; "the harvesting was complete"; "the affair is over, ended, finished"; "the abruptly terminated interview"
at or to a point across intervening space etc.; "come over and see us some time"; "over there"
throughout an area; "he is known the world over"
beyond the top or upper surface or edge; forward from an upright position; "a roof that hangs over";
(cricket) the division of play during which six balls are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch