- the underworld inhabited by departed souls.
- the god ruling the underworld; Pluto.
Origin of Hades
OTHER WORDS FROM HadesHa·de·an [hey-dee-uhn, hey-dee-uhn], /heɪˈdi ən, ˈheɪ di ən/, adjective
How to use Hades in a sentence
Escaping from the ever-shifting landscape of Hades, you’re going to die over and over, but as a young god that’s more inconvenience than obstacle.
It’s honestly hard to imagine how Hades could be improved in almost any way.
Peter Allen ClarkAvailable on Nintendo Switch, MacOS, and PCThe original version of this story misstated the availability of Hades.
The artist was to be transported by them from Hadean depths of despair to Olympian heights of rejoicing.Trusia|Davis Brinton
British Dictionary definitions for Hades
- the underworld abode of the souls of the dead
- Pluto, the god of the underworld, brother of Zeus and husband of Persephone
Derived forms of HadesHadean (heɪˈdiːən, ˈheɪdɪən), adjective
Cultural definitions for Hades
[Roman name Pluto]
The Greek and Roman god of the underworld and the ruler of the dead. Also called Dis. The underworld itself was also known to the Greeks as Hades.