Dead and Departed


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

Departed is a synonym for dead in deceased topic. In some cases you can use "Departed" instead the word "Dead" as an adjective or a noun, when it comes to topics like live, destroyed, extinct, vanished. popular alternative
Nearby Word: deadly
Synonyms for Dead


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Departed adjective – No longer existing.
Usage example: a few crumbling ruins are all that remain of that departed civilization

Dead is a synonym for departed in live topic. You can use "Dead" instead the word "Departed" as an adjective or a noun, if it concerns topics such as property, destroyed, extinct, deceased. popular alternative
Nearby Words: departure, department, departing
Synonyms for Departed

Things that words describes

lover dead lover departed lover
friend dead friend departed friend
boyfriend dead boyfriend departed boyfriend
husband dead husband departed husband
Other nouns: member, wife, family, parents, relatives, characters, mother, father, child, brother, mom, grandmother, spirits, enemy, mouse, son, daughter, sister, friends, souls, animals, members.
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Departed or Dead. 2016. Accessed December 01, 2021.

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