Dead and Deceased


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Dead adjective – No longer living.
Usage example: I inherited this heirloom from my dead great-grandfather

Deceased is a synonym for dead in live topic. In some cases you can use "Deceased" instead the word "Dead" as an adjective or a noun, when it comes to topics like no longer alive. popular alternative
Nearby Word: deadly
Synonyms for Dead


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Deceased adjective – No longer living.
Usage example: the recently deceased tenant was found by a concerned neighbor

Dead is a synonym for deceased in live topic. You can use "Dead" instead the word "Deceased" as an adjective or a noun, if it concerns topics such as property. popular alternative
Nearby Words: decease, deceasing
Synonyms for Deceased

Things that words describes

person dead person deceased person
lover dead lover deceased lover
friend dead friend deceased friend
character dead character deceased character
Other nouns: woman, people, girlfriend, husband, wife, body, children, family, parents, characters, mother, dog, father, child, brother, soldier, son, daughter, sister, friends, bodies, souls, enemies, members, soldiers.
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