The act or fact of dying
To cease living
The demise of war, now that is inevitable.
Darian had quieted as the scenes of his violent demise played through her dreams.
Apparently the more picturesquely awful the manner of the demise, the greater its attractive force.
The elections held on the demise of the Crown resulted in a partial victory for the Caps, especially among the 1771- lower orders; but in the estate of the peasants 1792.
at the will of both, for if a demise be made to hold at the will of the lessor, the law implies that it is at the will of the lessee also and vice versa.