departed Meaning, definition in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "departed" - English Dictionary

See all translations

departedadjective

uk   /dɪˈpɑː.tɪd/  us   /-ˈpɑːr.t̬ɪd/ literary
dead: We will always remember our dear departed friends. used to refer to something that happened in the past and is finished: The old man talked about the departed triumphs of his youth.

departednoun

uk   /dɪˈpɑː.tɪd/  us   /-ˈpɑːr.t̬ɪd/
the departed formal a person who has died, or people who have died: Let us remember the departed.
Translations of “departed”
in Chinese (Traditional) 過去的,往日的,昔日的, 辭世的,故去的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 过去的,往日的,昔日的, 辞世的,故去的…
(Definition of departed from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of departed?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day
truth

the quality of being true

Word of the Day

July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
by Liz Walter,
July 01, 2015
With America’s Independence Day on the 4th and France’s Bastille Day on the 14th, July certainly has a revolutionary theme, so this blog looks at words and phrases we use to talk about the dramatic and nation-changing events that these days celebrate. In particular, it focuses on one of the most important

Read More 

generation pause noun
generation pause noun
July 06, 2015
informal young adults who are not able to do things previously typical for their age group such as buy a home or start a family because of lack of money Meanwhile, a new study released last week revealed a quarter of Brits believe they’ll never own a property, leading them to be

Read More