- the particular dead person or persons referred to.
- dead persons collectively: to speak well of the deceased.
Related formsun·de·ceased, adjective
Can be confuseddeceased diseased
Examples from the Web for deceaseds
The deceaseds party exclaimed, We will have another round; we are in no hurry.
He and Jim lifted the body into the wagon, and drove over to Elijah Hunts, thinking it best to take it to deceaseds cousin.Within the Capes|Howard Pyle
A pig was then baked whole, and placed on the deceaseds body, surrounded by a pile of vegetable food.Curiosities of Superstition|W. H. Davenport Adams
This he finally succeeded in doing, but the deceaseds place was soon taken by others, who kept at poor Perkins until nightfall.The Putumayo, The Devil's Paradise|Walter Hardenburg
Holloway and Haggerty then came up, and said they had done the trick, and as a token, put the deceaseds hat into my hand.
British Dictionary definitions for deceaseds
- a more formal word for dead (def. 1)
- (as noun)the deceased