the permanent end of all life functions in an organism or part of an organism
a final state
the absence of life or state of being dead
the time at which life ends; continuing until dead
the time when something ends
the event of dying or departure from life
the act of killing
The cessation of all vital phenomena without capability of resuscitation, either in animals or plants.
Total privation or loss; extinction; cessation; as, the death of memory.
Manner of dying; act or state of passing from life.
Cause of loss of life.
Personified: the destroyer of life,
Danger of death.
Murder; murderous character.
Loss of spiritual life.
Anything so dreadful as to be like death.
The cessation of life. in lower multicellular organisms, death is a gradual process at the cellular level, because tissues vary in their ability to withstand deprivation of oxygen; in higher organisms, a cessation of integrated tissue and organ functions; in humans, manifested by the loss of heartbeat, by the absence of spontaneous breathing, and by cerebral death.