- the dead person referred to.
- dead persons collectively.
OTHER WORDS FROM departedun·de·part·ed, adjective
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How to use departed in a sentence
Russia was memorably described by our departed friend Senator John McCain as “a gas station run by a mafia … masquerading as a country.”A World Without Fossil Fuels Funding Our Enemies Would Be A Safer World for America|Lindsey Graham and Sheldon Whitehouse|June 17, 2021|Time
The band was still on its way back as De Blasio and his wife departed.
One example would be how fascinating it must be to be Martin Scorsese and have an Oscar at home for The Departed.Coffee Talk with Ethan Hawke: On ‘Boyhood,’ Jennifer Lawrence, and Bill Clinton’s Urinal Exchange|Marlow Stern|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
First, the ghost of his departed partner, Jacob Marley, comes calling, his face emerging from the doorknob.
In the 54 years since they departed, Belgika has been forgotten by the outside world.
The Departed star is also a very savvy businessman, having produced hit shows like Boardwalk Empire and Entourage.Mark Wahlberg’s Pardon Plea: A Look Back At His Troubling, Violent, and Racist Rap Sheet|Marlow Stern|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And the girl, scarce believing her good fortune, departed with a speed that bordered on the ludicrous.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
Frulein Fichtner had already departed, but the first violinist played Mendelssohn's famous concerto for violin.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
Having reduced Punch to a second agony of tears Harry departed upstairs with the news that Punch was still rebellious.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
"If you please," continued Mr Bellamy, nodding to them very graciously; and they departed.
The umpires, having partaken of a dram, shook hands and departed, as they had to drive out of town that night.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
British Dictionary definitions for departed
- dead; deceased
- (as sing or collective noun; preceded by the)the departed