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decease

de·cease

decease

 
pronunciation:
dih sis
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition: the act of dying; death.
After his wife's decease, he never married again.
similar words:
death, grave
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: deceased, deceases, deceasing
definition: to undergo the loss of one's life; die.
similar words:
die, expire