the permanent end of all life functions in an organism or part of an organism; "the animal died a painful death"
the absence of life or state of being dead; "he seemed more content in death than he had ever been in life"
a final state; "he came to a bad end"; "the so-called glorious experiment came to an inglorious end"
the time at which life ends; continuing until dead; "she stayed until his death"; "a struggle to the last"
the time when something ends; "it was the death of all his plans"; "a dying of old hopes"
the act of killing; "he had two deaths on his conscience"
the event of dying or departure from life; "her death came as a terrible shock"; "upon your decease the capital will pass to your grandchildren"
the personification of death; "Death walked the streets of the plague-bound city"
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"
lose the lead
the act of going out
move out of or depart from; "leave the room"; "the fugitive has left the country"
an opening that permits escape or release;
euphemistic expressions for death; "thousands mourned his passing"