Definitions For Dead


  • People who are no longer living
  • A time when coldness (or some other quality associated with death) is intense
  • People who have died
  • The state of being dead
  • The time in the middle of the night or winter


  • Devoid of activity
  • Physically inactive
  • Drained of electric charge; discharged
  • The complete stoppage of an action
  • No longer having force or relevance
  • Out of use or operation because of a fault or breakdown
  • Lacking resilience or bounce
  • Not surviving in active use
  • Not circulating or flowing
  • Unerringly accurate
  • Not yielding a return
  • Lacking acoustic resonance
  • Devoid of physical sensation; numb
  • (followed by to') not showing human feeling or sensitivity; unresponsive
  • Very tired


  • No longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life
  • Not showing characteristics of life especially the capacity to sustain life; no longer exerting force or having energy or heat


  • Completely and without qualification; used informally as intensifiers
  • Quickly and without warning


  • Completely or totally
  • In a sudden and complete way
  • Directly or exactly

Is Dead a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Dead is worth 6 points in Scrabble and 6 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Dead in a Sentence

  • Her husband is dead. He died last year.
  • He was found dead in his apartment yesterday.
  • He lay dead on the floor.
  • By the end of the war, there were over two million dead.
  • He began his journey in the dead of winter.
  • She's dead certain that she can finish the job.
  • We were dead tired by the end of the day.
  • He's not joking. In fact, he's dead serious.

Synonyms for Dead

Antonyms for Dead

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