Dead and Gone


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

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


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Gone adjective – No longer existing.
Usage example: woolly mammoths have been long gone

Dead is a synonym for gone in live topic. You can use "Dead" instead the word "Gone" as an adjective or an adverb, if it concerns topics such as extinct, vanished, ceased to exist, not present. popular alternative
Nearby Words: go, goner, goneness
Synonyms for Gone

Things that words describes

friend dead friend gone friend
baby dead baby gone baby
wife dead wife gone wife
world dead world gone world
Other nouns: mother, bird, father, montage, sister, members.

Both words in one sentence

  • Video Game / The Walking Dead Really, anyone would have thought the owners gone or dead (possibly from being Too Dumb to Live).
  • Isuca's parents "go missing" seven years prior to the start of the story, (making them legally dead), and she has to live in a mansion, alone, taking on the dangerous job of "demon slaying," again, alone, because the rest of the family, save for her maternal grandmother, wants her dead or gone.
  • Video Game / Red Dead Redemption At some point, Luisa even mentions how, with her father, mother and sister either gone or dead, she has no family left.
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