› [C, U] the end of life: Do you believe in life after death? We need to reduce the number of deaths from heart attacks. a death threat
to death › until you die: He was beaten to death by a gang of youths.
put sb to death › to kill someone as a punishment: [often passive] She was put to death for her beliefs.
frightened/bored, etc to death informal › extremely frightened/bored, etc: She's scared to death of dogs.