Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

New Words Added

near-death experience

[neer-deth] /ˈnɪərˈdɛθ/
1.
a sensation or vision, as of the afterlife, reported by a person who has come close to death.
Abbreviation: nde, NDE.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for near-death experience
Contemporary Examples
British Dictionary definitions for near-death experience

near-death experience

noun
1.
an experience, instances of which have been widely reported, in which a person near death is apparently outside his body and aware of it and the attendant circumstances as separate from him NDE
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Contemporary definitions for near-death experience
noun

any asteroid, comet, or meteoroid whose orbit intersects that of the Earth and has the potential to collide with Earth; abbr. NEO

Examples

NASA has a congressional mandate to catalog all near-Earth objects.

Dictionary.com's 21st Century Lexicon
Copyright © 2003-2014 Dictionary.com, LLC
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for near-death experience

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for near

4
5
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for near-death experience