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Definition of Death


  1. The cessation of all vital phenomena without capability of resuscitation, either in animals or plants.
  2. Total privation or loss; extinction; cessation; as, the death of memory.
  3. Manner of dying; act or state of passing from life.
  4. Cause of loss of life.
  5. Personified: The destroyer of life, -- conventionally represented as a skeleton with a scythe.
  6. Danger of death.
  7. Murder; murderous character.
  8. Loss of spiritual life.
  9. Anything so dreadful as to be like death.
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Death Translations

death in Afrikaans is dood
death in Dutch is dood, overlijden, sterfgeval
death in German is Tod
death in Italian is morte
death in Latin is excessum, mors mortis, letum
death in Portuguese is morte
death in Spanish is muerte