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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The event of dying or departure from life.

Usage examples (36)
  • If the dog does not receive the medication, it will most certainly decease.
  • Upon your decease the capital will pass to your grandchildren
  • “O my son, the fated hour of my decease is at hand, and I desire to give thee my last injunctions.”
  • "straw death," as they called decease from old age or sickness. for more
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