Definition of decease:
devolve, run out, suffocate, pass by, break, come about, pass on to the Great Beyond, evanesce, sink, cronk, blend in, stall, pass along, decline, extend, choke off, proceed, run, excrete, lead, fall out, croak, check out, cash in, communicate, kick the bucket, termination, top, glide by, hold out, expiry, faint, kick off, make pass, operate, overhaul, perish, live on, work, put across, sound, dying, breathe out, strangle, kick in, pall, reach, die, pass out, buy the farm, travel, throttle, overtake, get out, go bad, conk out, hold up, surpass, make it, go out, elapse, clog up, lapse, go on, travel by, exit, fleet, run short, authorize, eliminate, occur, wither, exhale, plump, foul, congest, rifle, go through, give-up the ghost, go away, run low, authorise, give way, gag, slip by, pass off, murmur, last, belong, blend, conk, gnarl, back up, guide, go past, return, blow over, fit, survive, pass away, turn over, go across, slide by, destruction, get going, go along, fade, die out, bite the dust, stifle, fret, move, hap, take place, cash in one's chips, egest, become flat, happen, start, endure, asphyxiate, clog, give, become, legislate, expire, clear, spend, choke, live, hand, slip away, fail, exceed, give out, go, drop dead, pass, function, swoon, go by, locomote, draw, break down, mutter, drop, scrag, leave, grumble, get, transcend, overstep, death, snuff it, pop off.
- death (part of speech: noun)
- end (part of speech: verb)
- die (part of speech: verb)
- "Famous Stories Every Child Should Know", Various.
I forget in detail what they were, but I have a general recollection that he was to begin with reviving the Drama, and to end with crushing it; inasmuch as his decease would leave it utterly bereft and without a chance or hope.- "Great Expectations", Charles Dickens.
- "The Chief Legatee", Anna Katharine Green.