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noun (pl=dead)
  1. (singular) Time when coldness, darkness, or stillness is most intense.
The of night. The of winter.
  1. (plural) Those who have died.
Have respect for the .
verb (dead, ed)
  1. (transitive) to prevent by disabling; stop
    • 1826: The Whole Works of the Right Rev. Edward Reynolds, Lord Bishop of Norwich, collected by Edward Reynolds, Benedict Riveley, and Alexander Chalmers. pp. 227. London: B. Holdsworth.
    • : "What a man should do, when finds his natural impotency him in spiritual works"
adjective (er, est)
  1. (notcomp) Not alive; lacking life; no longer living.
All of my grandparents are .
  1. (notcomp) (italbrac, Of another person) So hated by that they are absolutely ignored.
He is to me.
  1. (notcomp) Fully and completely motionless.
Come to a stop.
  1. Without emotion.
She stood with face and limp arms, unresponsive to my plea.
  1. (notcomp) (italbrac, Of a machine, device, or electrical circuit) Completely inactive; without power.
Ok, the circuit"s . Go ahead and cut the wire.
Now that the motor"s you can reach in and extract the spark plugs.
  1. (notcomp) broken, Broken or inoperable.
That monitor is ; don"t bother hooking it up.
  1. (notcomp) obsolete, Obsolete or no longer used or required.
There are several laws still on the books regulating where horses may be hitched.
Is this beer glass ?
  1. (notcomp) (sports) Not in play.
Once the ball crosses the foul line, it"s .
  1. (notcomp) (context, baseball, slang) An 1800s baseball term meaning a player who is tagged out.
adverb 
  1. exact, Exactly right.
He hit the target in the centre.
  1. (slang) very, Very, absolutely, extremely, suddenly.
She"s sexy.
He"s stupid.
I"m tired.
That"s sure!
Etymology: dÄad.


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