dead Synonyms & Definition

• Dead

  1. (a.) Sure as death; unerring; fixed; complete; as, a dead shot; a dead certainty.
  2. (a.) Still as death; motionless; inactive; useless; as, dead calm; a dead load or weight.
  3. (a.) Resembling death in appearance or quality; without show of life; deathlike; as, a dead sleep.
  4. (a.) Lacking spirit; dull; lusterless; cheerless; as, dead eye; dead fire; dead color, etc.
  5. (a.) 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 civilly dead.
  6. (a.) Unproductive; bringing no gain; unprofitable; as, dead capital; dead stock in trade.
  7. (a.) Destitute of life; inanimate; as, dead matter.
  8. (a.) Bringing death; deadly.
  9. (v. i.) To die; to lose life or force.
  10. (adv.) To a degree resembling death; to the last degree; completely; wholly.
  11. (v. t.) To make dead; to deaden; to deprive of life, force, or vigor.
  12. (a.) Monotonous or unvaried; as, a dead level or pain; a dead wall.
  13. (a.) Flat; without gloss; -- said of painting which has been applied purposely to have this effect.
  14. (a.) Not imparting motion or power; as, the dead spindle of a lathe, etc. See Spindle.
  15. (a.) 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.
  16. (a.) So constructed as not to transmit sound; soundless; as, a dead floor.
  17. (n.) One who is dead; -- commonly used collectively.
  18. (a.) Wanting in religious spirit and vitality; as, dead faith; dead works.
  19. (a.) Not brilliant; not rich; thus, brown is a dead color, as compared with crimson.
  20. (n.) The most quiet or deathlike time; the period of profoundest repose, inertness, or gloom; as, the dead of winter.
  21. (a.) Out of play; regarded as out of the game; -- said of a ball, a piece, or a player under certain conditions in cricket, baseball, checkers, and some other games.
  22. (a.) Carrying no current, or producing no useful effect; -- said of a conductor in a dynamo or motor, also of a telegraph wire which has no instrument attached and, therefore, is not in use.
Synonyms:
Abruptly, Absolutely, Beat, Bushed, Deadened, Defunct, Drained, Idle, Inanimate, Lifeless, Numb, Perfectly, Short, Stagnant, Utter, Utterly,

• Dead beat

  1. () See Beat, n., 7.

• Dead-eye

  1. (n.) A round, flattish, wooden block, encircled by a rope, or an iron band, and pierced with three holes to receive the lanyard; -- used to extend the shrouds and stays, and for other purposes. Called also deadmans eye.

• Dead-hearted

  1. (a.) Having a dull, faint heart; spiritless; listless.

• Dead-pay

  1. (n.) Pay drawn for soldiers, or others, really dead, whose names are kept on the rolls.

• Dead-reckoning

  1. (n.) See under Dead, a.

• Dead-stroke

  1. (a.) Making a stroke without recoil; deadbeat.

• Deadbeat

  1. (a.) Making a beat without recoil; giving indications by a single beat or excursion; -- said of galvanometers and other instruments in which the needle or index moves to the extent of its deflection and stops with little or no further oscillation.
Synonyms:
Defaulter,

• Deadborn

  1. (a.) Stillborn.


Dead Meaning in Urdu

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