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de·ceased

 (dĭ-sēst′)
adj.
No longer living; dead. See Synonyms at dead.
n. pl. deceased
A dead person.

deceased

(dɪˈsiːst)
adj
(as noun): the deceased.

de•ceased

(dɪˈsist)

adj.
1. no longer living; dead.
n.
2. the deceased, a particular dead person or persons.
[1480–90]

deceased

A casualty status applicable to a person who is either known to have died, determined to have died on the basis of conclusive evidence, or declared to be dead on the basis of a presumptive finding of death. The recovery of remains is not a prerequisite to determining or declaring a person deceased. See also casualty status.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.deceased - someone who is no longer alivedeceased - someone who is no longer alive; "I wonder what the dead person would have done"
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
dead - people who are no longer living; "they buried the dead"
infernal - an inhabitant of Hell; "his roar made the infernals quake"
living dead, zombie, zombi - a dead body that has been brought back to life by a supernatural force
Adj.1.deceased - deaddeceased - dead; "he is deceased"; "our dear departed friend"
euphemism - an inoffensive or indirect expression that is substituted for one that is considered offensive or too harsh
dead - 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"

deceased

adjective dead, late, departed, lost, gone, expired, defunct, lifeless, pushing up daisies (informal) his recently deceased mother

deceased

adjective
Translations
مَيِّت، مُتَوَفّى
zesnulý
afdød
dáinn, látinn
velionis
miris
merhumölmüşölü

deceased

[dɪˈsiːst]
A. ADJ (Jur, Police) → difunto
B. N the deceasedel/la difunto/a

deceased

[dɪˈsiːst]
n
the deceased → le défunt (la)(e)m/f
adjdéfunt(e)
his deceased mother → sa défunte mère
his recently deceased mother
BUT sa mère décédée récemment.

deceased

(Jur, form)
adjge- or verstorben; John Brown, deceasedder verstorbene John Brown
n the deceasedder/die Tote or Verstorbene; (pl) → die Toten or Verstorbenen pl

deceased

[dɪˈsiːst] (Law) (also) (frm)
1. adjdeceduto/a
2. n the deceasedil/la defunto/a

deceased

(diˈsiːst) adjective
dead. His parents, now deceased, were very wealthy.
the deceased
in law, the dead person already mentioned, especially one who has recently died. Were you a friend of the deceased?

deceased

n. difunto-a, persona muerta.

deceased

adj & n difunto -ta mf
References in classic literature ?
A girl, selected for the task by her rank and qualifications, commenced by modest allusions to the qualities of the deceased warrior, embellishing her expressions with those oriental images that the Indians have probably brought with them from the extremes of the other continent, and which form of themselves a link to connect the ancient histories of the two worlds.
The rank, wealth, and eminent character of the deceased must have insured the strictest scrutiny into every ambiguous circumstance.
As Queequeg's Ramadan, or Fasting and Humiliation, was to continue all day, I did not choose to disturb him till towards night-fall; for I cherish the greatest respect towards everybody's religious obligations, never mind how comical, and could not find it in my heart to undervalue even a congregation of ants worshipping a toad-stool; or those other creatures in certain parts of our earth, who with a degree of footmanism quite unprecedented in other planets, bow down before the torso of a deceased landed proprietor merely on account of the inordinate possessions yet owned and rented in his name.
Much stress has been laid upon the fact that the accused offered a very large reward for the knife with which this murder was done; that no thief came forward to claim that extraordinary reward; that the latter fact was good circumstantial evidence that the claim that the knife had been stolen was a vanity and a fraud; that these details taken in connection with the memorable and apparently prophetic speech of the deceased concerning that knife, and the finally discovery of that very knife in the fatal room where no living person was found present with the slaughtered man but the owner of the knife and his brother, form an indestructible chain of evidence which fixed the crime upon those unfortunate strangers.
Aurelia's experience of genius, as exemplified in the deceased Lorenzo de Medici led her into a greater admiration of plain, every-day common sense, a quality in which Rebecca, it must be confessed, seemed sometimes painfully deficient.
Reed herself, at far intervals, visited it to review the contents of a certain secret drawer in the wardrobe, where were stored divers parchments, her jewel-casket, and a miniature of her deceased husband; and in those last words lies the secret of the red-room--the spell which kept it so lonely in spite of its grandeur.
It got there in course of time; insisted on pouring into the burial-ground; finally, accomplished the interment of the deceased Roger Cly in its own way, and highly to its own satisfaction.
He lived in chambers which had once belonged to his deceased partner.
Because his brother was a little eccentric - though he is not half so eccentric as a good many people - he didn't like to have him visible about his house, and sent him away to some private asylum-place: though he had been left to his particular care by their deceased father, who thought him almost a natural.
My construction even of their simple meaning was not very correct, for I read "wife of the Above" as a complimentary reference to my father's exaltation to a better world; and if any one of my deceased relations had been referred to as "Below," I have no doubt I should have formed the worst opinions of that member of the family.
As thou art born of woman, spare the honour of a helpless maiden She is the image of my deceased Rachel, she is the last of six pledges of her love Will you deprive a widowed husband of his sole remaining comfort?
Birrell, who had made the post-mortem examination of the deceased.