Dead person and Deceased

Dead person

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Dead person noun – Someone who is no longer alive.
Usage example: I wonder what the dead person would have done

Deceased is a synonym for dead person. In some cases you can use "Deceased" instead a noun phrase "Dead person".
Synonyms for Dead person


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Deceased noun – Someone who is no longer alive.
Dead person is a synonym for deceased. You can use "Dead person" instead a noun "Deceased".
Nearby Words: decease, deceasing
Synonyms for Deceased
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Deceased and Dead person. (2016). Retrieved 2021, July 28, from
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Deceased or Dead person. 2016. Accessed July 28, 2021.

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