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 for departed
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  departed \departed\ adj.
     1. past; -- used of time; as, departed summers.
     Syn: bygone, bypast, foregone, gone.
          [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]
     2. dead; as, our dear departed parents. [euphemistic]
     Syn: asleep(predicate), at peace(predicate), at
          rest(predicate), cold, deceased, gone.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Depart \De*part"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Departed; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Departing.] [OE. departen to divide, part, depart, F.
     d['e]partir to divide, distribute, se d['e]partir to separate
     one's self, depart; pref. d['e]- (L. de) + partir to part,
     depart, fr. L. partire, partiri, to divide, fr. pars part.
     See Part.]
     1. To part; to divide; to separate. [Obs.] --Shak.
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     2. To go forth or away; to quit, leave, or separate, as from
        a place or a person; to withdraw; -- opposed to arrive; --
        often with from before the place, person, or thing left,
        and for or to before the destination.
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              I will depart to mine own land.       --Num. x. 30.
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              Ere thou from hence depart.           --Milton.
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              He which hath no stomach to this fight,
              Let him depart.                       --Shak.
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     3. To forsake; to abandon; to desist or deviate (from); not
        to adhere to; -- with from; as, we can not depart from our
        rules; to depart from a title or defense in legal
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              If the plan of the convention be found to depart
              from republican principles.           --Madison.
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     4. To pass away; to perish.
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              The glory is departed from Israel.    --1 Sam. iv.
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     5. To quit this world; to die.
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              Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace.
                                                    --Luke ii. 29.
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     To depart with, to resign; to part with. [Obs.] --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  departed \departed\ n. sing. & pl.
     someone who is no longer alive; as, let us pray for the
     Syn: dead person, dead soul, deceased person, deceased,
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: well in the past; former; "bygone days"; "dreams of
             foregone times"; "sweet memories of gone summers";
             "relics of a departed era" [syn: bygone, bypast,
             departed, foregone, gone]
      2: dead; "he is deceased"; "our dear departed friend" [syn:
         asleep(p), at peace(p), at rest(p), deceased,
         departed, gone]
      n 1: someone who is no longer alive; "I wonder what the dead
           person would have done" [syn: dead person, dead soul,
           deceased person, deceased, decedent, departed]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  127 Moby Thesaurus words for "departed":
     absconded, absent, ago, antiquated, antique, ashes, asleep,
     asleep in Jesus, at rest, away, bereft of life, blown over, body,
     bones, breathless, by, bygone, bypast, cadaver, called home,
     carcass, carrion, clay, cold, corpse, corpus delicti, croaked,
     crowbait, dated, dead, dead and buried, dead and gone, dead body,
     dead man, dead person, death-struck, deceased, decedent, defunct,
     deleted, demised, departed this life, destitute of life,
     disappeared, done for, dry bones, dust, earth, elapsed,
     embalmed corpse, exanimate, expired, extinct, fallen, finished,
     food for worms, forgotten, gone, gone away, gone glimmering,
     gone off, gone to glory, gone west, gone-by, has-been, inanimate,
     irrecoverable, lacking, lapsed, late, late lamented,
     launched into eternity, left, lifeless, lost, martyred, missing,
     mortal remains, mummification, mummy, no longer present, no more,
     nonattendant, nonexistent, not found, not present, obsolete,
     omitted, organic remains, out of sight, over, passe, passed,
     passed away, passed on, past, pushing up daisies, released, relics,
     reliquiae, remains, reposing, resting easy, run out, sainted,
     skeleton, sleeping, smitten with death, stiff, still, stillborn,
     subtracted, taken away, taken off, tenement of clay, the dead,
     the deceased, the defunct, the departed, the loved one, vanished,
     wanting, with the Lord, with the saints, without life,
     without vital functions, wound up

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