deathnoun [ C or U ]uk /deθ/ us /deθ/
B1 the end of life:
He never got over the death of his daughter.
the death of sb/sth
- She reacted surprisingly calmly to the news of his death.
- Following her son's death, she became quiet and withdrawn and rarely went out.
- He was jailed for 15 years for stabbing his wife to death.
- He gave a slight shudder as he considered how near he had come to death.
- The coroner recorded a verdict of accidental death.
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