death / dĕth
1. the end of life
Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away.
2. the end of something, termination
The fear of God is the death of every other fear; like a mighty lion, it chases all other fears before it.
Charles Spurgeon, 1834 – 1892
3. murder; the act of putting to death
Life without a friend is like death without a witness.
4. the cause of the termination of life
Death always comes too early or too late.
5. the state of no longer being alive; the state of being dead
Death is the golden key that opens the palace of eternity.
John Milton, 1608 – 1674
6. (usually capitalized) the agent of death, the Grim Reaper
Death has the key to open the miser’s chest.