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.
verb (used with object), demised, demising.
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.
verb (used without object), demised, demising.
Law. to pass by bequest, inheritance, or succession.
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
(transitive) (property law) to transfer (an estate, etc) for a limited period; lease
(transitive) to transfer (sovereignty, a title, etc) by or as if by the death, deposition, etc, of a ruler
verb (used with or without object), democratized, democratizing. 1. to make or become democratic. verb 1. (transitive) to make democratic
verb (used with object) 1. to destroy or ruin (a building or other structure), especially on purpose; tear down; raze. 2. to put an end to; destroy; explode: The results of his research demolished many theories. 3. to lay waste to; ruin utterly: The fire demolished the area. 4. Informal. to devour completely: We simply […]
demonstrable [dih-mon-struh-buh l, dem-uh n-] /dɪˈmɒn strə bəl, ˈdɛm ən-/ Examples Word Origin adjective 1. capable of being demonstrated or proved. 2. clearly evident; obvious: a demonstrable lack of concern for the general welfare. demonstrable /ˈdɛmənstrəbəl; dɪˈmɒn-/ adjective 1. able to be demonstrated or proved
verb (used with object), demonstrated, demonstrating. 1. to make evident or establish by arguments or reasoning; prove: to demonstrate a philosophical principle. 2. to describe, explain, or illustrate by examples, specimens, experiments, or the like: to demonstrate the force of gravity by dropping an object. 3. to manifest or exhibit; show: He demonstrated his courage […]