Definitions of dead

The word dead uses 4 letters:adde.

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a. - Deprived of life; -- opposed to alive and living; reduced to that state of a being in which the organs of motion and life have irrevocably ceased to perform their functions; as, a dead tree; a dead man. 2

a. - Destitute of life; inanimate; as, dead matter. 2

a. - Resembling death in appearance or quality; without show of life; deathlike; as, a dead sleep. 2

a. - Still as death; motionless; inactive; useless; as, dead calm; a dead load or weight. 2

a. - So constructed as not to transmit sound; soundless; as, a dead floor. 2

a. - Unproductive; bringing no gain; unprofitable; as, dead capital; dead stock in trade. 2

a. - Lacking spirit; dull; lusterless; cheerless; as, dead eye; dead fire; dead color, etc. 2

a. - Monotonous or unvaried; as, a dead level or pain; a dead wall. 2

a. - Sure as death; unerring; fixed; complete; as, a dead shot; a dead certainty. 2

a. - Bringing death; deadly. 2

a. - Wanting in religious spirit and vitality; as, dead faith; dead works. 2

a. - Flat; without gloss; -- said of painting which has been applied purposely to have this effect. 2

a. - Not brilliant; not rich; thus, brown is a dead color, as compared with crimson. 2

a. - Cut off from the rights of a citizen; deprived of the power of enjoying the rights of property; as, one banished or becoming a monk is civilly dead. 2

a. - Not imparting motion or power; as, the dead spindle of a lathe, etc. See Spindle. 2

adv. - To a degree resembling death; to the last degree; completely; wholly. 2

n. - The most quiet or deathlike time; the period of profoundest repose, inertness, or gloom; as, the dead of winter. 2

n. - One who is dead; -- commonly used collectively. 2

v. t. - To make dead; to deaden; to deprive of life, force, or vigor. 2

v. i. - To die; to lose life or force. 2

a. - Carrying no current, or producing no useful effect; -- said of a conductor in a dynamo or motor, also of a telegraph wire which has no instrument attached and, therefore, is not in use. 2

a. - Out of play; regarded as out of the game; -- said of a ball, a piece, or a player under certain conditions in cricket, baseball, checkers, and some other games. 2

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