deceased

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/dɪˈsiːst/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/dɪˈsist/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(di sēst)


From the verb decease: (⇒ conjugate)
deceased is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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deceased

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. the deceased's [wife, husband, children, family]
  2. [wife] of the deceased
  3. are you the wife of the deceased?
  4. the deceased's [will, fortune, belongings, wishes, attorney]
  5. [scattered, spread, laid] the deceased's ashes
  6. the [funeral, service] for the deceased
  7. [dozens, hundreds] attended the deceased's funeral
  8. the deceased had [changed, altered] his will
  9. the deceased was [badly beaten, fatally shot, murdered]
  10. the deceased was [in his fifties, single, a family man]
  11. the deceased bore [injuries, signs of struggle, stab marks]
  12. a [prayer, eulogy, hymn] for the deceased
  13. a [prayer] for the recently deceased
  14. say goodbye to the deceased
adj
  1. a deceased [man, patient, parent]
  2. think he is deceased
  3. has been deceased for [five hours]
  4. was found deceased [in, on]
  5. is [thought, considered] to be deceased
  6. a deceased member of the [family, community]
  7. her deceased [husband, spouse, father]
  8. the family of the deceased [woman, man, individual]
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