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Dead 1Definition: Deprived of life; opposed to alive and living; reduced to that state of a being in which the
organs of motion and life have
irrevocably ceased to perform their
functions; as, a dead tree; a dead man.
Dead 2Definition: Destitute of life; inanimate; as, dead matter.
Dead 3Definition: Resembling death in appearance or quality; without show of life; deathlike; as, a dead sleep.
Dead 4Definition: Still as death; motionless; inactive; useless; as, dead calm; a dead load or weight.
Dead 5Definition: So constructed as not to transmit sound; soundless; as, a dead floor.
Unproductive; bringing no gain;
unprofitable; as, dead capital; dead stock in trade.
Dead 7Definition: Lacking spirit; dull; lusterless; cheerless; as, dead eye; dead fire; dead color,
Dead 8Definition: Monotonous or
unvaried; as, a dead level or pain; a dead wall.
Dead 9Definition: Sure as death; unerring; fixed; complete; as, a dead shot; a dead certainty.
Dead 10Definition: Bringing death; deadly.
Dead 11Definition: Wanting in religious spirit and vitality; as, dead faith; dead
Dead 12Definition: Flat; without gloss; said of painting which has been applied purposely to have this effect.
Dead 13Definition: Not brilliant; not rich; thus, brown is a dead color, as compared with crimson.
Dead 14Definition: Cut off from the
rights of a citizen; deprived of the power of enjoying the
rights of property; as, one banished or becoming a monk is
Dead 15Definition: Not imparting motion or power; as, the dead spindle of a lathe,
etc. See Spindle.
Dead 16Definition: To a degree resembling death; to the last degree; completely; wholly.
Dead 17Definition: The most quiet or deathlike time; the period of
profoundest repose, inertness, or gloom; as, the dead of winter.
Dead 18Definition: One who is dead; commonly used collectively.
Dead 19Definition: To make dead; to deaden; to deprive of life, force, or vigor.
Dead 20Definition: To die; to lose life or force.
dead 21Definition: people who are no longer living; "they buried the dead"
dead 22Definition: a time when coldness (or some other quality associated with death) is intense; "the dead of winter"
dead 23Definition: devoid of activity; "this is a dead town; nothing ever
dead 24Definition: physically inactive; "Crater Lake is in the crater of a dead volcano of the Cascade Range"
dead 25Definition: no longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life; "the nerve is dead"; "a dead pallor"; "he was marked as a dead man by the assassin"
dead 26Definition: not showing
characteristics of life especially the capacity to sustain life; no longer exerting force or having energy or heat; "Mars is a dead planet"; "a dead battery"; "dead soil"; "dead
coals"; "the fire is dead"
dead 27Definition: not endowed with life; "the inorganic world is inanimate"; "inanimate
dead 28Definition: lacking animation or excitement or activity; "the party being dead we left early"; "it was a lifeless party until she arrived"
dead 29Definition: drained of electric charge; discharged; "a dead battery"; "left the lights on and came back to find the battery drained"
dead 30Definition: no longer having force or relevance; "a dead issue"
dead 31Definition: no longer in force or use; inactive; "a defunct (or dead) law"; "a defunct organization"
dead 32Definition: lacking resilience or bounce; "a dead tennis ball"
dead 33Definition: not surviving in active use; "Latin is a dead language"
dead 34Definition: out of use or operation because of a fault or breakdown; "a dead telephone line"; "the motor is dead"
dead 35Definition: unerringly accurate; "a dead shot"; "took dead aim"
dead 36Definition: not yielding a return; "dead capital"; "idle funds"
dead 37Definition: lacking acoustic resonance; "dead
sounds characteristic of some compact
discs"; "the dead wall
surfaces of a recording studio"
dead 38Definition: devoid of physical sensation; numb; "his
gums were dead from the novocain"; "she felt no discomfort as the dentist drilled her deadened tooth"; "a public desensitized by continuous television coverage of atrocities"
dead 39Definition: completely and without qualification; used informally as
intensifiers; "an absolutely magnificent painting"; "a perfectly idiotic idea";
"you''re perfectly right"; "utterly miserable"; "you can be dead sure of my innocence"; "was dead tired"; "dead right"
dead 40Definition: quickly and without warning; "he stopped suddenly"