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past - earlier than the present time; no longer current; "time past"; "his youth is past"; "this past Thursday"; "the past year"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 ?
Having warbled his thanks and put the potions in his boots, Hugo departed, and Hagar informed the audience that as he had killed a few of her friends in times past, she had cursed him, and intends to thwart his plans, and be revenged on him.
When her lover had departed Belle went indoors and ran hurriedly upstairs.
questioned Arobin, who had remained with Edna after the others had departed.
We improved this favourable opportunity, and departed, leaving them to take their rest, and speedily directed our course towards our old camp, but found it plundered, and the company dispersed and gone home.
His daughters were gone; there were indications that they had arrived, and, for some reason, suddenly departed.
But there was a story, for which it is difficult to conceive any foundation, that the posterity of Matthew Maule had some connection with the mystery of the looking-glass, and that, by what appears to have been a sort of mesmeric process, they could make its inner region all alive with the departed Pyncheons; not as they had shown themselves to the world, nor in their better and happier hours, but as doing over again some deed of sin, or in the crisis of life's bitterest sorrow.
When Stubb had departed, Ahab stood for a while leaning over the bulwarks; and then, as had been usual with him of late, calling a sailor of the watch, he sent him below for his ivory stool, and also his pipe.
And so he departed from them and betaught them unto God.
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.
The knife had been found in the bureau by the departed deacon's bedside-- found in the place where the little bag of church money had lain, which the minister himself had seen the day before.
In maintaining this pious watch and ward, the good monks were particularly careful not to interrupt their hymns for an instant, lest Zernebock, the ancient Saxon Apollyon, should lay his clutches on the departed Athelstane.
Having had this explained to him, the old gentleman took down the cellar key and departed for two bottles of the 1820 port.

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