1. a dead person;〔総称〕the dead;〔特定の故人〕the deceased(▼単数でも複数でも用いる)
    • その事故で死者は出なかった
    • No one was killed in the accident.
    • 台風による死者が15名に達した
    • Fifteen lives were lost in the typhoon./The death toll from the typhoon reached fifteen.
    • 死者に鞭うつようなことはしたくない
    • I don't want to speak ill of the dead.