de-, 向下，离开。cease, 停止，终止。引申义死亡。
- decease: see predecessor
- decease (n.)
- "death," early 14c., from Old French deces (12c., Modern French décès) "decease, death," from Latin decessus "death" (euphemism for mors), also "a retirement, a departure," from decess-, past participle stem of decedere "die, depart, withdraw," literally "to go down," from de- "away" (see de-) + cedere "go" (see cede). Still used with a tinge of euphemism.
- decease (v.)
- "to die," early 15c., from decease (n.). Related: Deceased; deceasing
- 1. Upon his decease the house will pass to his wife.
- 2. Upon your decease the capital will pass to your grandchildren.
- 3. The general's decease left the army without a leader.
- 4. Vietnam also has reported recent cases of blue ear decease ( disease ).
- 5. Upon your decease the house will pass to your wife.
[ decease 造句 ]