demise

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

Inflections of 'demise' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
demises
v 3rd person singular
demising
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
demised
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
demised
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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demise

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [tragic, rapid, sudden, sad, gradual] demise
  2. [led to, triggered, caused] his (eventual) demise
  3. [profited, benefited] from [their, its] demise
  4. met his demise (when)
  5. [charting, documenting, describing] the demise of
  6. the demise of their [reign, leadership, power, fame]
  7. the demise of [modern, organized] society
  8. the demise of great [leaders, countries, stars, careers]
  9. the demise of what [was, had been] a great [era, society]
  10. the demise of [analog, dial-up] [connections, devices]
  11. the demise of [industry, local production, the economy]
  12. the demise of the [Roman, Persian, British] Empire
  13. the empire's demise
  14. the demise of [an institution, a government]
  15. the [story, tale] of the demise (of)
v
  1. law: demise the [crown, throne]
  2. law: the [King, Queen] demised the [crown]
  3. law: demised in [his will, accordance to]
  4. law: demised to [her daughter, the Princess, the next in line]
  5. law: demise [an estate, a property, a house]
  6. law: demise for a [year, term]
  7. law: was demised for a [one-year] term
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