[n] the act of killing; "he had two deaths on his conscience"
[n] the event of dying or departure from life; "her death came as a terrible shock"; "upon your decease the capital will pass to your grandchildren"
[n] the personification of death; "Death walked the streets of the plague-bound city"
[n] the permanent end of all life functions in an organism or part of an organism; "the animal died a painful death"
[n] the absence of life or state of being dead; "he seemed more content in death than he had ever been in life"
[n] a final state; "he came to a bad end"; "the so-called glorious experiment came to an inglorious end"
[n] the time at which life ends; continuing until dead; "she stayed until his death"; "a struggle to the last"
[n] the time when something ends; "it was the death of all his plans"; "a dying of old hopes"
decease, demise, destruction, dying, end, last
birth, birth, nascence, nascency, nativity
alteration, brain death, cell death, cerebral death, change, cot death, crib death, Crucifixion, defunctness, departure, end, ending, eternal rest, eternal sleep, exit, expiration, extinction, fatality, gangrene, going, grave, grim reaper, human death, imaginary being, imaginary creature, infant death, kill, killing, life, lifespan, lifetime, loss, martyrdom, megadeath, modification, mortification, necrobiosis, necrosis, neonatal death, organic phenomenon, passing, putting to death, quietus, reaper, release, rest, SIDS, sleep, sphacelus, state, sudden infant death syndrome