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The Definition of - die (verb)

    verb (used without object), died, dying.
    to cease to live; undergo the complete and permanent cessation of all vital functions; become dead.
    (of something inanimate) to cease to exist:
    The laughter died on his lips.
    to lose force, strength, or active qualities:
    Superstitions die slowly.
    to cease to function; stop:
    The motor died.
    to be no longer subject; become indifferent:
    to die to worldly matters.
    to pass gradually; fade or subside gradually (usually followed by away, out, or down):
    The storm slowly died down.
    Theology. to lose spiritual life.
    to faint or languish.
    to suffer as if fatally:
    I'm dying of boredom!
    to pine with desire, love, longing, etc.:
    I'm dying to see my home again.
    to desire or want keenly or greatly:
    I'm dying for a cup of coffee.
    Verb phrases
    die away, (of a sound) to become weaker or fainter and then cease:
    The hoofbeats gradually died away.
    die down, to become calm or quiet; subside.
    die off, to die one after another until the number is greatly reduced:
    Her friends are dying off.
    die out,
    1. to cease to exist; become extinct:
      Both lines of the family died out before the turn of the century.
    2. to die away; fade; subside:
      The roar of the engines died out as the rocket vanished into the clouds.
    die hard,
    1. to die only after a bitter struggle.
    2. to give way or surrender slowly or with difficulty:
      Childhood beliefs die hard.
    die standing up, Theater. (of a performance) to be received with silence rather than applause.
    never say die, never give up hope; never abandon one's efforts.
    to die for, stunning; remarkable:
    That dress is to die for.

Word Example of - die

    Example Sentences for die

    Guide my arm and my heart and don't let me be afraid to die or to make her die.

    So help him God, he would not die childless and forlorn as Iron Skull had done.

    You fight in the open and die, honored; I fight in the dark and die—dishonored.

    I die in charity with fool and knave, Secure of peace at least beyond the grave.

    Bethink thee now—thou art of too much account to die as these others.

    When a man has made up his mind to die he is not afraid of anything.

    He had deserted, he had been caught, he was to die; that was all.

    It is more likely to cause other evil measures, in order that it may not die out.

    But let us die in grace's hall-floor, pleading before Christ.

    Therefore they are forced to die, either by their own hands or those of their relatives.

Word Origin & History of - die

    Word Origin & History of die

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