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Definition of Demise

Demise

  1. Transmission by formal act or conveyance to an heir or successor; transference; especially, the transfer or transmission of the crown or royal authority to a successor.
  2. The decease of a royal or princely person; hence, also, the death of any illustrious person.
  3. The conveyance or transfer of an estate, either in fee for life or for years, most commonly the latter.
  4. To transfer or transmit by succession or inheritance; to grant or bestow by will; to bequeath.
  5. To convey; to give.
  6. To convey, as an estate, by lease; to lease.

Demise Quotations

Leaders who fail to prune their pride will meet demise. That's not a guess, it's a guarantee. With pride, it's not a matter of 'if' we will fall, but 'when.' There are no exceptions.
John C. Maxwell

Zen teaches that once we can open up to the inevitability of our demise, we can begin to transform that situation and lighten up about it.
Allen Klein

For years everyone looked toward the demise of radio when television came along. Before that, they thought talking movies might eliminate radio as well. But radio just keeps getting stronger.
Casey Kasem

Keep going on hikes, keep having your friends in your life, keep that downtime sacred as well because as hard as you work in any job, it's really nice to have the relaxing de-stressors. Stress is the worst thing. That's the ultimate demise of any good thing.
Dianna Agron

Ronald Reagan will be remembered for leading the United States during a time of tremendous international transition - the demise of the Soviet Union, the Berlin Wall coming down, and the end of the Cold War.
Mary Landrieu
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Demise Translations

demise in Spanish is fallecimiento

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