deceased ( deceased plural )
1 n-count The deceased is used to refer to a particular person or to particular people who have recently died. (LEGAL) the N
The identities of the deceased have now been determined.
2 adj A deceased person is one who has recently died.
FORMAL ...his recently deceased mother.
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adj dead, defunct, departed, expired, finished, former, gone, late, lifeless, lost, pushing up daisies
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