departed


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de·part·ed

 (dĭ-pär′tĭd)
adj.
1. Bygone; past: relics from a departed era.
2. No longer living; dead. See Synonyms at dead.
n.
1. A dead person, especially one who has died recently: The family of the departed remained after the funeral service.
2. (used with a pl. verb) Dead persons considered as a group; the dead.

departed

(dɪˈpɑːtɪd)
adj
euphemistic
a. dead; deceased
b. (as sing or collective noun; preceded by the): the departed.

de•part•ed

(dɪˈpɑr tɪd)

adj.
1. deceased; dead.
2. gone; past.
n.
3. the departed, a particular dead person or persons.
[1550–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.departed - someone who is no longer alivedeparted - 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.departed - well in the past; former; "bygone days"; "dreams of foregone times"; "sweet memories of gone summers"; "relics of a departed era"
past - earlier than the present time; no longer current; "time past"; "his youth is past"; "this past Thursday"; "the past year"
2.departed - deaddeparted - 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"

departed

adjective (Euphemistic) dead, late, deceased, expired, perished Departed friends can no longer be replaced at my age.

departed

adjective
Translations

departed

[dɪˈpɑːtɪd]
A. ADJ
1. (= bygone) [days etc] → pasado
2. (liter, euph) (= dead) → difunto
B. NPL the departed (sing) → el difunto, la difunta; (pl) → los difuntos, las difuntas

departed

[dɪˈpɑːrtɪd]
adj (= dead) → défunt(e)
n
the departed (= man) → le défunt (= woman) → la défunte (= people) → les défunts
the dear departed (= man) → le cher disparu (= woman) → la chère disparue (= people) → les chers disparus

departed

adj
(liter: = dead) → verstorben, verschieden (geh)
(= bygone) friendsverloren
n the (dear) departedder/die (liebe) Verstorbene; (pl) → die (lieben) Verstorbenen pl

departed

[dɪˈpɑːtɪd]
1. adj (bygone, glory) → trascorso/a, passato/a; (dead) → scomparso/a
2. n the dear departedil/la caro/a estinto/a

departed

a. difunto-a; ausente.
References in classic literature ?
Then they unlocked and opened all the doors and departed.
For instance, I have seen even fond mothers so far indulge their guileless, elegant daughters--misses of fifteen or sixteen--as to give them a few gold coins and teach them how to play; and though the young ladies may have won or have lost, they have invariably laughed, and departed as though they were well pleased.
Thus Swaran and his warriors departed, and Fingal, calling his men together, set forth to hunt.
The moment Sophia was departed, Jones advanced in a very suppliant manner to Mr Western, whom the parson held in his arms, and begged him to be pacified; for that, while he continued in such a passion, it would be impossible to give him any satisfaction.
He revolved a thousand plans by which he should be enabled to prolong the deceit until it might be no longer necessary, and secretly to take his daughter with him when he departed.
While he looked upon the alarming spectacle an Office broke away from the Throng and took shelter in a tomb close to where he stood, the crowd being too intent upon hammering one another to observe that the cause of their contention had departed.
He has gone from the guddee and put on the shroud, And departed in guise of bairagi avowed!
As soon as they were well away, the Fox departed without taking any notice of the Woodcutter: whereon he called to him and reproached him, saying, "You ungrateful fellow, you owe your life to me, and yet you leave me without a word of thanks.
Then there was a dispute about who saw the dead boys last in life, and many claimed that dismal dis- tinction, and offered evidences, more or less tampered with by the witness; and when it was ultimately decided who DID see the departed last, and exchanged the last words with them, the lucky parties took upon them- selves a sort of sacred importance, and were gaped at and envied by all the rest.
Then again she waited a few moments until she thought to herself, "He has gone to sleep," and departed to spend an hour with the landlady.

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