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KK Pronunciation

〔 dєd 〕


〔 ded 〕

Overview of noun dead

The noun dead has 2 senses

  • dead -- (people who are no longer living; "they buried the dead")

  • dead -- (a time when coldness (or some other quality associated with death) is intense; "the dead of winter")

Overview of adj dead

The adj dead has 17 senses

  • dead -- (no longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life; "the nerve is dead"; "a dead pallor"; "he was marked as a dead man by the assassin")

  • dead -- (not showing characteristics of life especially the capacity to sustain life; no longer exerting force or having energy or heat; "Mars is a dead planet"; "dead soil"; "dead coals"; "the fire is dead")

  • all in, beat, bushed, dead -- (very tired; "was all in at the end of the day"; "so beat I could flop down and go to sleep anywhere"; "bushed after all that exercise"; "I'm dead after that long trip")

  • dead -- (unerringly accurate; "a dead shot"; "took dead aim")

  • dead -- (physically inactive; "Crater Lake is in the crater of a dead volcano of the Cascade Range")

  • dead, numb -- ((followed by `to') not showing human feeling or sensitivity; unresponsive; "passersby were dead to our plea for help"; "numb to the cries for mercy")

  • dead, deadened -- (devoid of physical sensation; numb; "his gums were dead from the novocain"; "she felt no discomfort as the dentist drilled her deadened tooth"; "a public desensitized by continuous television coverage of atrocities")

  • dead -- (lacking acoustic resonance; "dead sounds characteristic of some compact discs"; "the dead wall surfaces of a recording studio")

  • dead, idle -- (not yielding a return; "dead capital"; "idle funds")

  • dead, stagnant -- (not circulating or flowing; "dead air"; "dead water"; "stagnant water")

  • dead -- (not surviving in active use; "Latin is a dead language")

  • dead -- (lacking resilience or bounce; "a dead tennis ball")

  • dead -- (out of use or operation because of a fault or breakdown; "a dead telephone line"; "the motor is dead")

  • dead -- (no longer having force or relevance; "a dead issue")

  • dead, utter -- (complete; "came to a dead stop"; "utter seriousness")

  • dead, drained -- (drained of electric charge; discharged; "a dead battery"; "left the lights on and came back to find the battery drained")

  • dead -- (devoid of activity; "this is a dead town; nothing ever happens here")

Overview of adv dead

The adv dead has 2 senses

  • abruptly, suddenly, short, dead -- (quickly and without warning; "he stopped suddenly")

  • absolutely, perfectly, utterly, dead -- (completely and without qualification; used informally as intensifiers; "an absolutely magnificent painting"; "a perfectly idiotic idea"; "you're perfectly right"; "utterly miserable"; "you can be dead sure of my innocence"; "was dead tired"; "dead right")