deceased
I adjective bereft of life, dead, defunct, demised, departed, deprived of life, destitute of life, devoid of life, exanimate, former, late, lifeless, no longer living, passed away, passed on, perished associated concepts: dead man's statute, deceased child, deceased debtor, deceased persons, estate of deceased person, transaction or communication with deceased person, transaction with person since deceased foreign phrases:
- Cadaver nullius in bonis. — A dead body is no one's property
II index corpse, dead, decedent, defunct, late (defunct), lifeless (dead)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


deceased
n.
Someone who has died; a dead person.
adj.
Dead.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


deceased
Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

deceased
   1) adj. dead.
   2) n. the person who has died, as used in the handling of his/her estate, probate of will and other proceedings after death, or in reference to the victim of a homicide (as: "The deceased had been shot three times.") In probate law the more genteel word is the "decedent."

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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