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Meaning of DECEDENT

Pronunciation:  di'seednt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  someone who is no longer alive; "I wonder what the dead person would have done"
 

DECEDENT is a 8 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: dead person, dead soul, deceased, deceased person, departed
 
 See Also: dead, human, individual, infernal, Lazarus, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul, the living dead, zombi, zombie

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \De*ce"dent\, a. [L. decedens, p. pr. of decedere.]
    Removing; departing. --Ash.
    
    
  2. \De*ce"dent\, n.
    A deceased person. --Bouvier.
    
    
 

 

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