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Definizione monolingua e traduzione dead

Inglese grammatica



dead (third-person singular simple present deads, present participle deading, simple past and past participle deaded)

  1. (transitive) to prevent by disabling; stop
    • 1826: The Whole Works of the Right Rev. Edward Reynolds, Lord Bishop of Norwich, collected by Edward Reynolds, Benedict Riveley, and Alexander Chalmers. pp. 227. London: B. Holdsworth.
      “What a man should do, when finds his natural impotency dead him in spiritual works”

dead (plural dead)

  1. singular Time when coldness, darkness, or stillness is most intense.
    The dead of night. The dead of winter.
  2. plural Those who have died.
    Have respect for the dead.

dead (comparative deader, superlative deadest)

  1. (not comparable) No longer living.
    All of my grandparents are dead.
  2. (hyperbolic) Figuratively, not alive; lacking life
    • 1600, William Shakespeare, As You Like It, Act III, Scene 3:
      When a mans verses cannot be understood, nor a mans good wit seconded with the forward child, understanding, it strikes a man more dead than a great reckoning in a little room.
  3. (of another person) So hated that they are absolutely ignored.
    He is dead to me.
  4. Without emotion.
    She stood with dead face and limp arms, unresponsive to my plea.
  5. Stationary; static.
    the dead load on the floor; a dead lift.
  6. Without interest to one of the senses; dull; flat.
    dead air; a dead glass of soda.
  7. Unproductive.
    dead time; dead fields; also in compounds.
  8. (not comparable, of a machine, device, or electrical circuit) Completely inactive; without power; without a signal.
    OK, the circuit’s dead. Go ahead and cut the wire.
    Now that the motor’s dead you can reach in and extract the spark plugs.
  9. (not comparable) Broken or inoperable.
    That monitor is dead; don’t bother hooking it up.
  10. (not comparable) No longer used or required.
    There are several dead laws still on the books regulating where horses may be hitched.
    Is this beer glass dead?
  11. (not comparable, sports) Not in play.
    Once the ball crosses the foul line, it’s dead.
  12. (not comparable) Full and complete.
    dead stop; dead sleep; dead giveaway; dead silence
  13. (not comparable) Exact.
    dead center; dead aim; a dead eye; a dead level
  14. Experiencing pins and needles (paresthesia).
    After sitting on my hands for a while, my arms became dead.
  15. (informal) (Certain to be) in big trouble.
    ""You come back here this instant! Oh, when I get my hands on you, youre dead, mister!""

dead (not comparable)

  1. Exactly right.
    He hit the target dead in the centre.
  2. (slang) Very, absolutely, extremely, suddenly.
    She’s dead sexy.
    He’s dead stupid.
    I’m dead tired.
    That’s dead sure!
Traduzione italiano morto |morte |assoluto |cadavere |completo |deceduto |defunto |defunto, morto, deceduto |estinto |inanimato |inerte |insensibile |monotono |morta |perfetto |spento |

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