A person who has died.

Use decedent in a sentence

The will of the decedent was read, and it was revealed that he left all of his money to his youngest daughter.

​ Was this Helpful? YES  NO 5 people found this helpful.

The family was recently gathered at the trustee's office for the purpose of reading the decedent's last will and testament.

​ Was this Helpful? YES  NO 10 people found this helpful.

Agent Dick Gill pleaded with the woman in human resources, that if she'd only listen, he could prove to her he wasn't a decedent.

​ Was this Helpful? YES  NO 6 people found this helpful.

Show more usage examples...

Browse Definitions by Letter: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
right of survivorship probate