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Meaning of word dead from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

dead   noun

Meaning : People who are no longer living.

Example : They buried the dead.

मरा हुआ व्यक्ति।

मृतकों के शरीर पर जगह-जगह गोलियों के निशान थे।
मृत व्यक्ति, मृतक

People who are still living.

Save your pity for the living.

Meaning : A time when coldness (or some other quality associated with death) is intense.

Example : The dead of winter.

dead   adjective

Meaning : No longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life.

Example : The nerve is dead.
A dead pallor.
He was marked as a dead man by the assassin.

जो मरा हुआ हो।

वे मृत व्यक्ति को दफ़नाने जा रहे हैं।
उसने स्वर्गीय पिता की स्मृति में एक अस्पताल बनवाया।
अध्रियामाण, अपगत, अपहत, अभ्यतीत, गत, दिवंगत, दिविक्षया, नष्टासु, परलोकगत, परलोकवासी, प्रमीत, फौत, मरहूम, मुतवफ़्फ़ा, मुतवफ्फा, मुरदा, मुरदार, मुर्दा, मृत, मृतक, विनष्ट, सुरधामी, स्वर्गवासी, स्वर्गीय

Possessing life.

The happiest person alive.
The nerve is alive.
Doctors are working hard to keep him alive.
Burned alive.
A live canary.
alive, live

Meaning : Not showing characteristics of life especially the capacity to sustain life. No longer exerting force or having energy or heat.

Example : Mars is a dead planet.
Dead soil.
Dead coals.
The fire is dead.

Exerting force or containing energy.

Live coals.
Tossed a live cigarette out the window.
Got a shock from a live wire.
Live ore is unmined ore.
A live bomb.
A live ball is one in play.

Meaning : Very tired.

Example : 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.

Synonyms : all in, beat, bushed

आधा मरा हुआ या जो मरने की कगार पर हो।

ग्रामीणों ने चोर को मार-मार कर अधमरा कर दिया।
डर के मारे वह अधमरा हो गया था।
अधमरा, अधमुआ, अर्ध मृत, अर्ध-मृत, अर्धमृत

Meaning : Unerringly accurate.

Example : A dead shot.
Took dead aim.

Meaning : Physically inactive.

Example : Crater Lake is in the crater of a dead volcano of the Cascade Range.

Meaning : (followed by `to') not showing human feeling or sensitivity. Unresponsive.

Example : Passersby were dead to our plea for help.
Numb to the cries for mercy.

Synonyms : numb

Meaning : Devoid of physical sensation. Numb.

Example : 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.

Synonyms : deadened

Meaning : Lacking acoustic resonance.

Example : Dead sounds characteristic of some compact discs.
The dead wall surfaces of a recording studio.

Meaning : Not yielding a return.

Example : Dead capital.
Idle funds.

Synonyms : idle

Meaning : Not circulating or flowing.

Example : Dead air.
Dead water.
Stagnant water.

Synonyms : stagnant

जो प्रवाहित न हो।

अप्रवाहित जल में बहुत सारे रोगों के जीवाणु मिलते हैं।
अप्रवाहित, खड़ा, गतिहीन, ठहरा, थमा, प्रवाहहीन, रुका, शांत, शान्त, स्थिर, होर

Meaning : Not surviving in active use.

Example : Latin is a dead language.

Meaning : Lacking resilience or bounce.

Example : A dead tennis ball.

Meaning : Out of use or operation because of a fault or breakdown.

Example : A dead telephone line.
The motor is dead.

Meaning : No longer having force or relevance.

Example : A dead issue.

Meaning : The complete stoppage of an action.

Example : Came to a dead stop.

Meaning : Drained of electric charge. Discharged.

Example : A dead battery.
Left the lights on and came back to find the battery drained.

Synonyms : drained

Meaning : Devoid of activity.

Example : This is a dead town; nothing ever happens here.

dead   adverb

Meaning : Quickly and without warning.

Example : He stopped suddenly.

Synonyms : abruptly, short, suddenly

Meaning : Completely and without qualification. Used informally as intensifiers.

Example : 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.

Synonyms : absolutely, perfectly, utterly


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