departed definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- gone away; past; bygone
departed definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- Bygone; past: relics from a departed era.
- Dead. See Synonyms at dead.
- A dead person, especially one who has died recently: The family of the departed remained after the funeral service.
- Dead persons considered as a group; the dead.
departed - Phrases/Idioms
the dead person or dead persons