Need another word that means the same as “demise”? Find 28 synonyms and 30 related words for “demise” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Demise” are: death, dying, passing, passing away, passing on, loss of life, expiry, expiration, end, departure from life, final exit, disintegration, fall, downfall, ruin, transfer, transference, transferral, granting, ceding, devolution, give the right of, give the title of, grant, cede, devolve, lease
Demise as a Noun
Definitions of "Demise" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “demise” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- The time when something ends.
- The end or failure of an enterprise or institution.
- Conveyance or transfer of property or a title by will or lease.
- A person's death.
Synonyms of "Demise" as a noun (21 Words)
|ceding||The act of ceding.|
|death||The personification of death.|
It was the death of all his plans.
|departure from life||The act of departing.|
|devolution||Descent to a lower or worse state.|
The devolution of power to the regions.
|disintegration||The spontaneous disintegration of a radioactive substance along with the emission of ionizing radiation.|
A disintegration of personality.
|downfall||A heavy fall of rain or snow.|
His intractability will prove to be his downfall.
|dying||The time when something ends.|
A dying of old hopes.
|end||Either of the halves of a sports field or court defended by one team or player.|
He held up his end.
|expiration||Euphemistic expressions for death.|
The expiration of the lease.
|expiry||The end of a fixed period of time.|
The expiry of his driver s license.
|fall||A waterfall or cascade.|
A fall from virtue.
|final exit||An examination administered at the end of an academic term.|
|granting||A contract granting the right to operate a subsidiary business.|
|loss of life||Euphemistic expressions for death.|
|passing||In sport the action of passing a ball to another team member.|
His play showed good passing and control.
|passing away||The end of something.|
|passing on||A play that involves one player throwing the ball to a teammate.|
|ruin||Destruction achieved by causing something to be wrecked or ruined.|
They explored several Roman ruins.
|transfer||The act of transfering something from one form to another.|
The transfer of the music from record to tape suppressed much of the background noise.
|transference||The redirection to a substitute usually a therapist of emotions that were originally felt in childhood in a phase of analysis called transference neurosis.|
Education involves the transference of knowledge.
|transferral||The act of moving something from one location to another.|
The transferral of ownership in the form of a takeover.
Usage Examples of "Demise" as a noun
- Mr Grisenthwaite's tragic demise.
- The demise of industry.
Demise as a Verb
Definitions of "Demise" as a verb
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “demise” as a verb can have the following definitions:
- Transmit (a sovereign's title) by death or abdication.
- Convey or grant (an estate) by will or lease.
- Transfer by a lease or by a will.
Synonyms of "Demise" as a verb (7 Words)
|cede||Give up (power or territory.|
In 1874 the islands were ceded to Britain.
The Empire devolved into separate warring states.
|give the right of||Give (as medicine.|
|give the title of||Offer in good faith.|
|grant||Give (a right, power, property, etc.) formally or legally to.|
Grant a degree.
|lease||Grant property on lease let.|
Land was leased from the Duchy of Cornwall.
|transfer||Transfer from one place or period to another.|
I transferred my stock holdings to my children.
Usage Examples of "Demise" as a verb
- The demised property.
- The manor and the mill were demised for twenty-one-year terms.
Associations of "Demise" (30 Words)
|casualty||A decrease of military personnel or equipment.|
He went to casualty to have a cut stitched.
Upon your decease the capital will pass to your grandchildren.
The deceased man s family.
|die||A cutting tool that is fitted into a diestock and used for cutting male external screw threads on screws or bolts or pipes or rods.|
She died to worldly things and eventually entered a monastery.
|doom||An unpleasant or disastrous destiny.|
Everyone was aware of the approaching doom but was helpless to avoid it.
|dying||Occurring at or connected with the time that someone dies.|
The dying moments of the match.
|end||Bring to an end or halt.|
They rode to the end of the line.
|euthanasia||The painless killing of a patient suffering from an incurable and painful disease or in an irreversible coma.|
|expiry||A coming to an end of a contract period.|
The expiry of his driver s license.
|extinction||The reduction of the intensity of radiation as a consequence of absorption and radiation.|
A private debt extinction fund.
|final||The final approach of an aircraft to the runway it will be landing on.|
The decision of the judging panel is final.
|finis||The concluding part of any performance.|
The market was up at the finish.
|garrote||An instrument of execution for execution by strangulation.|
|holocaust||An act of mass destruction and loss of life (especially in war or by fire.|
A nuclear holocaust.
|inter||Place (a corpse) in a grave or tomb, typically with funeral rites.|
He was interred with the military honours due to him.
|intestacy||The situation of being or dying without a legally valid will.|
|intestate||Having made no legally valid will before death or not disposed of by a legal will.|
He died intestate.
|knell||Proclaim something by or as if by a knell.|
Emails and text messages are sounding the knell for the written word.
|last||The last mention or sight of someone or something.|
Your letter of Sunday last.
|misadventure||An instance of misfortune.|
The coroner recorded a verdict of death by misadventure.
|moribund||Not growing or changing; without force or vitality.|
The moribund commercial property market.
|mortality||Death, especially on a large scale.|
Post operative mortality was 90 per cent for some operations.
|mortuary||A room or building in which dead bodies are kept, for hygienic storage or for examination, until burial or cremation.|
|perish||(of rubber, food, etc.) lose its normal qualities; rot or decay.|
Must these noble hopes perish so soon.
|quietus||Death or something that causes death, regarded as a release from life.|
|remembrance||The action of remembering the dead.|
A chapel of remembrance.
|rip||A fraud or swindle a rip off.|
The tornado ripped along the coast.
|sepulchral||Suited to or suggestive of a grave or burial.|
Hollow sepulchral tones.
|suffocate||Die or cause to die from lack of air or inability to breathe.|
They suffocated in their sleep.
|suffocation||The state or process of dying from being deprived of air or unable to breathe.|
Prisoners told accounts of suffocations and shootings.