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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

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

The demise of Google Reader, if logical, is a reminder of how far we've come from the cuddly old 'I'm Feeling Lucky' Google days, in which there was a foreseeably-astonishing delight in the way Google's evolving design tricks anticipated what users would like.
James Fallows

With the demise of the biblical religions that have provided the American people with their core values since their country's inception, we are reverting to the pagan worldview. Trees and animals are venerated, while man is simply one more animal in the ecosystem - and largely a hindrance, not an asset.
Dennis Prager

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
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Demise Translations

demise in Spanish is fallecimiento
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