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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 de·cease /dɪˈsis/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 de·cease /dɪˈsɪs/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·cease n.  Departure, especially departure from this life; death.
    His decease, which he should accomplish at Jerusalem.   --Luke ix. 31.
 And I, the whilst you mourn for his decease,
 Will with my mourning plaints your plaint increase.   --Spenser.
 Syn: -- Death; departure; dissolution; demise; release. See Death.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·cease, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Deceased p. pr. & vb. n. Deceasing.] To depart from this life; to die; to pass away.
    She's dead, deceased, she's dead.   --Shak.
    When our summers have deceased.   --Tennyson.
    Inasmuch as he carries the malignity and the lie with him, he so far deceases from nature.   --Emerson.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the event of dying or departure from life; "her death came
          as a terrible shock"; "upon your decease the capital will
          pass to your grandchildren" [syn: death] [ant: birth]
      v : pass from physical life and lose all all bodily attributes
          and functions necessary to sustain life; "She died from
          cancer"; "They children perished in the fire"; "The
          patient went peacefully" [syn: die, perish, go, exit,
           pass away, expire, pass] [ant: be born]