Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio » Dictionary » D » Decarboxylase ... Decimeter


Pronunciation (US): Play

 Dictionary entry overview: What does decedent mean? 

  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 


Sense 1decedent [BACK TO TOP]


Someone who is no longer alive

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people


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)

 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"Make hay while the sun shines." (English proverb)

"Do not wait for good things to search for you, you search for them." (Albanian proverb)

"Whatever you sow, that's what you'll reap." (Armenian proverb)

"He who goes slowly, goes surely; and he who goes surely, goes far." (Corsican proverb)

 DECEDENT: related words searches 

Page delivered in 0.0405 seconds