- Near to death; gravely ill or injured.
- To distress or irritate to an intolerable degree.
- Opposed to or strict about:
Our boss is death on casual dressing.
- To execute.
- To an intolerable degree; extremely:
worried to death.
Other Word Forms of Death
Origin of Death
Middle English deeth from Old English dēath dheu-2 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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