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DEMISE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does demise mean? 

DEMISE (noun)
  The noun DEMISE has 1 sense:

1. the time when something ends

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


 Dictionary entry details 


DEMISE (noun)


Sense 1demise [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The time when something ends

Classified under:

Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

Synonyms:

demise; dying; death

Context examples:

it was the death of all his plans / a dying of old hopes

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

end; ending (the point in time at which something ends)

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

grave (death of a person)

Holonyms ("demise" is a part of...):

life; life-time; lifespan; lifetime (the period during which something is functional (as between birth and death))


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