1. No longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life (synset 300096133)
    "the nerve is dead"; "a dead pallor"; "he was marked as a dead man by the assassin"
  2. Not showing characteristics of life especially the capacity to sustain life;
    No longer exerting force or having energy or heat (synset 300100594)
    "Mars is a dead planet"; "dead soil"; "dead coals"; "the fire is dead"
  3. Very tired (synset 302440966)
    "was all in at the end of the day"; "so beat I could flop down and go to sleep anywhere"; "bushed after all that exercise"; "I'm dead after that long trip"
  4. Unerringly accurate (synset 301843885)
    "a dead shot"; "took dead aim"
  5. Physically inactive (synset 300041424)
    "Crater Lake is in the crater of a dead volcano of the Cascade Range"
  6. (followed by `to') not showing human feeling or sensitivity;
    Unresponsive (synset 302114666)
    "passersby were dead to our plea for help"; "numb to the cries for mercy"
  7. Devoid of physical sensation;
    Numb (synset 302112883)
    "his gums were dead from the novocain"; "she felt no discomfort as the dentist drilled her deadened tooth"; "a public desensitized by continuous television coverage of atrocities"
  8. Lacking acoustic resonance (synset 302018541)
    "dead sounds characteristic of some compact discs"; "the dead wall surfaces of a recording studio"
  9. Not yielding a return (synset 301878233)
    "dead capital"; "idle funds"
  10. Not circulating or flowing (synset 301244121)
    "dead air"; "dead water"; "stagnant water"
  11. Not surviving in active use (synset 300932684)
    "Latin is a dead language"
  12. Lacking resilience or bounce (synset 300849276)
    "a dead tennis ball"
  13. Out of use or operation because of a fault or breakdown (synset 300837417)
    "a dead telephone line"; "the motor is dead"
  14. No longer having force or relevance (synset 300672155)
    "a dead issue"
  15. The complete stoppage of an action (synset 300524413)
    "came to a dead stop"
  16. Drained of electric charge;
    Discharged (synset 300360340)
    "a dead battery"; "left the lights on and came back to find the battery drained"
  17. Devoid of activity (synset 300036992)
    "this is a dead town; nothing ever happens here"
  1. People who are no longer living (synset 107962243)
    "they buried the dead"
  2. A time when coldness (or some other quality associated with death) is intense (synset 115148279)
    "the dead of winter"
  1. Quickly and without warning (synset 400062066)
    "he stopped suddenly"
  2. Completely and without qualification;
    Used informally as intensifiers (synset 400009459)
    "an absolutely magnificent painting"; "a perfectly idiotic idea"; "you're perfectly right"; "utterly miserable"; "you can be dead sure of my innocence"; "was dead tired"; "dead right"

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