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Translation of "death" - English-German dictionary

death

noun /deθ/
the act of dying der Tod There have been several deaths in the town recently Most people fear death.
something which causes one to die der Tod Smoking too much will be the death of him.
the state of being dead der Tod Her eyes were closed in death.
deathly adjective, adverb
as if caused by death tödlich a deathly silence It was deathly quiet.
death-bed noun
the bed in which a person dies. das Sterbebett
death certificate
an official piece of paper signed by a doctor stating the cause of someone’s death. der Totenschein
at death’s door
on the point of dying. an der Schwelle des Todes
catch one’s death (of cold)
to get a very bad cold sich den Tod holen If you go out in that rain without a coat, you’ll catch your death (of cold).
put to death
to cause to be killed töten In the old days, criminals were put to death by hanging.
to death
very greatly bis zum Äußersten I’m sick to death of you.
(Definition of death from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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