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1. Bygone; past: relics from a departed era.
2. No longer living; dead. See Synonyms at dead.
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.
a. dead; deceased
b. (as sing or collective noun; preceded by the): the departed.
1. deceased; dead.
2. gone; past.n.
3. the departed, a particular dead person or persons.
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|Noun||1.||departed - 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"
|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past - earlier than the present time; no longer current; "time past"; "his youth is past"; "this past Thursday"; "the past year"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 - 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"
a. difunto-a; ausente.