death or decease.
termination of existence or operation: the demise of the empire.
a death or decease occasioning the transfer of an estate.
a conveyance or transfer of an estate.
Government. transfer of sovereignty, as by the death or deposition of the sovereign.
Law. to transfer (an estate or the like) for a limited time; lease.
Government. to transfer (sovereignty), as by the death or abdication of the sovereign.
Law. to pass by bequest, inheritance, or succession.
- de·mis·a·bil·i·ty, noun
- de·mis·a·ble, adjective
- non·de·mise, noun
- un·de·mised, adjective
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How to use demise in a sentence
Combining contextual with sustainable approaches to behavioral targeting that will endure beyond the demise of third-party cookies and tightening privacy regulations is the way forward.Deep Dive: Programmatic ends a strong 2020 as CTV, OTT and data privacy loom large in early 2021 | Jessica Rapp | January 5, 2021 | Digiday
Theories included neutron star collisions, the dramatic demise of balls of exotic matter, and even aliens pushing giant spacecraft around the universe with mightier laser beams.
That’s proven to be even more crucial this year as media companies tried to emphasize their own first-party data in anticipation of the demise of the third-party cookie and as they navigated changing consumer habits amid the pandemic.How Complex entered the race to earn revenue from audience insights | Kayleigh Barber | December 23, 2020 | Digiday
They might even have fished out animals that met their demise by falling in.
One solution that addresses numerous areas of transformation — from consumer habits to privacy regulations and the demise of third-party cookies — is contextual targeting.How machine learning technology boosts contextual targeting for advertisers | Dailymotion | December 15, 2020 | Digiday
But this the world does not understand, therefore the kings of it must go on demising to the end of the chapter.The Works of William Cowper | William Cowper
British Dictionary definitions for demise
failure or termination: the demise of one's hopes
a euphemistic or formal word for death
a transfer of an estate by lease
the passing or transfer of an estate on the death of the owner
the immediate transfer of sovereignty to a successor upon the death, abdication, etc, of a ruler (esp in the phrase demise of the crown)
to transfer or be transferred by inheritance, will, or succession
(tr) property law to transfer (an estate, etc) for a limited period; lease
(tr) to transfer (sovereignty, a title, etc) by or as if by the death, deposition, etc, of a ruler
- demisable, adjective
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