Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun deceased

1 sense of deceased

Sense 1
dead person, dead soul, deceased person, deceased, decedent, departed -- (someone who is no longer alive; "I wonder what the dead person would have done")
       => person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul -- (a human being; "there was too much for one person to do")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb decease

1 sense of decease

Sense 1
die, decease, perish, go, exit, pass away, expire, pass, kick the bucket, cash in one's chips, buy the farm, conk, give-up the ghost, drop dead, pop off, choke, croak, snuff it -- (pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; "She died from cancer"; "The children perished in the fire"; "The patient went peacefully"; "The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102")
       => change state, turn -- (undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election")

Antonyms of adj deceased

1 sense of deceased

Sense 1
asleep (predicate), at peace (predicate), at rest (predicate), deceased, departed, gone -- (dead; "he is deceased"; "our dear departed friend")

INDIRECT (VIA dead) -> alive, live -- (possessing life; "the happiest person alive"; "the nerve is alive"; "doctors are working hard to keep him alive"; "burned alive"; "a live canary")

Similarity of adj deceased

1 sense of deceased

Sense 1
asleep (predicate), at peace (predicate), at rest (predicate), deceased, departed, gone -- (dead; "he is deceased"; "our dear departed friend")
       => dead (vs. alive) -- (no longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life; "the nerve is dead"; "a dead pallor"; "he was marked as a dead man by the assassin")

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