Die before (another person, typically a relative): his second wife predeceased him
More example sentences
- Dad was predeceased by his beloved wife Tena, six brothers and four sisters.
- Few people apart from experts in the field have any inkling that Nietzsche predeceased his sister by some 35 years.
- They had a family of five daughters and one son John, the latter who sadly predeceased his father.
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Definition of predecease in:
- The US English dictionary