Translation of "dead" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


adjective (NOT LIVING) 死的 uk us /ded/

not now living

She's been dead for twenty years now. 到现在她已经去世20年了。
The motorcyclist was dead on arrival at the hospital. 那位摩托车手被送到医院时已经死亡。
He was shot dead (= killed by shooting) outside his home. 他在家门外被人开枪打死了。

mainly UK If a part of your body is dead, you cannot feel it

I've been sitting with my legs crossed for so long, my right leg has gone dead. 我翘着二郎腿坐了很久,结果右腿都麻木了。

UK describes empty glasses and bottles that were previously full


In some sports, if a ball is dead, it is outside the area of play.


(Translation of “dead adjective (NOT LIVING)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)