Synonyms of dead in English:

dead

adjective

  • 2 there are patches of dead ground on both sides of the plain
    barren, lifeless, bare, empty, desolate, sterile; without life, without living things
    there are patches of dead ground on both sides of the plain
    [Antonyms] fertile lush
  • 3 he is fluent in ancient Hebrew and other dead languages
    obsolete, extinct, defunct, discontinued, no longer in use, disused, fallen into disuse, lapsed, abandoned, discarded, superseded, vanished, forgotten; archaic, antiquated, fossilized, ancient, very old
    literary of yore
    he is fluent in ancient Hebrew and other dead languages
    [Antonyms] current modern

adverb

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  • 3British informal the windows are dead easy to open See very (adverb)

Phrases

dead end

dead loss

informal

dead on one's feet

I didn't stay long, as I was dead on my feet See exhausted ( sense 1)

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