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German translation of “death”

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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