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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Demise \De*mise"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Demised; p. pr. & vb.
1. To transfer or transmit by succession or inheritance; to
grant or bestow by will; to bequeath. "Power to demise my
Canst thou demise to any child of mine? --Shak.
2. To convey; to give. [R.]
His soul is at his conception demised to him.
3. (Law) To convey, as an estate, by lease; to lease.
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
47 Moby Thesaurus words for "demised":
asleep, asleep in Jesus, at rest, bereft of life, breathless,
called home, carrion, croaked, dead, dead and gone, death-struck,
deceased, defunct, departed, departed this life, destitute of life,
done for, exanimate, fallen, finished, food for worms, gone,
gone to glory, gone west, inanimate, late, late lamented,
launched into eternity, lifeless, martyred, no more, passed on,
pushing up daisies, released, reposing, resting easy, sainted,
sleeping, smitten with death, still, stillborn, taken away,
taken off, with the Lord, with the saints, without life,
without vital functions
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