Translation of "death" - English-German dictionary


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

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

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.

(Translation of “death” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)