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DECEDENT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does decedent mean? 

DECEDENT (noun)
  The noun DECEDENT has 1 sense:

1. someone who is no longer alive

  Familiarity information: DECEDENT used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DECEDENT (noun)


Sense 1decedent [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Someone who is no longer alive

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

dead person; dead soul; deceased; deceased person; decedent; departed

Context example:

I wonder what the dead person would have done

Hypernyms ("decedent" is a kind of...):

individual; mortal; person; somebody; someone; soul (a human being)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "decedent"):

infernal (an inhabitant of hell)

living dead; zombi; zombie (a dead body that has been brought back to life by a supernatural force)

Instance hyponyms:

Lazarus (the person who Jesus raised from the dead after four days in the tomb; this miracle caused the enemies of Jesus to begin the plan to put him to death)

Holonyms ("decedent" is a member of...):

dead (people who are no longer living)


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