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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

No longer producing, functioning, active or alive.

Usage examples (47)
  • No idea is ever dead until those who believe in it say it's dead.
  • Mars is a dead planet
  • dead silence
  • They buried the dead for more
Tutoring comment
  • Despite her good deed (a special accomplishment), the chances for success were dead (no longer alive).
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