1. the event of dying or departure from life

- her death came as a terrible shock

Similar word(s): decease, expiry

Definition categories: event, alteration, change, modification

2. the permanent end of all life functions in an organism or part of an organism

- the animal died a painful death

Definition categories: phenomenon

3. the absence of life or state of being dead

- he seemed more content in death than he had ever been in life

Definition categories: state

4. the time when something ends

- it was the death of all his plans

Similar word(s): demise, dying

Definition categories: time, end, ending

5. the time at which life ends; continuing until dead

- she stayed until his death

Similar word(s): last

Definition categories: time, end, ending

6. the personification of death

- Death walked the streets of the plague-bound city

Definition categories: person

7. a final state

Similar word(s): destruction, end

Definition categories: state

8. the act of killing

- he had two deaths on his conscience

Definition categories: act, kill, killing

Sentences with death as a noun:

- The death of my grandmother saddened the whole family.

- When death walked in, a chill spread through the room.

- England scored a goal at the death to even the score at one all.  death of the feudalism