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demise

de·mise

demise

 
 
pronunciation:
dih maIz
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: decease; death.
The demise of the leader was not reported until two days after his death.
antonyms:
birth
similar words:
death, end, grave, passing
definition 2: the end of existence or operation.
The demise of the magazine was a disappointment for its loyal readers.
antonyms:
birth, start
similar words:
death, end
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: demised, demises, demising
definition: to die or otherwise come to an end.