1. [ verb ] (biology) pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
Synonyms: perish pass_away expire go exit pass decease

"She died from cancer" "They children perished in the fire" "The patient went peacefully"

Related terms: be_born change_state fall starve drown kick_the_bucket buy_it suffocate predecease succumb suffocate die_out die_out die_down die_back fail death death death Death death death loss dead_person
2. [ noun ] small cubes with 1 to 6 spots on the faces; used to generate random numbers
Synonyms: dice
Related terms: cube five-spot four-spot six-spot dice
3. [ verb ] be brought to or as if to the point of death by an intense emotion such as embarrassment, amusement, or shame

"I was dying with embarrassment when my little lie was discovered" "We almost died laughing during the show"

Related terms: break_down
4. [ noun ] a device used for shaping metal
Related terms: shaping_tool stamp
5. [ verb ] suffer or face the pain of death

"Martyrs may die every day for their faith"

Related terms: suffer death Death death death
6. [ verb ] stop operating or functioning
Synonyms: fail break break_down go_bad go conk_out give_out give_way

"The engine finally went" "The car died on the road" "The bus we travelled in broke down on the way to town" "The coffee maker broke" "The engine failed on the way to town" "her eyesight went after the accident"

Related terms: change blow_out misfire crash malfunction break failure
7. [ verb ] (baseball,games) to be on base at the end of an inning, of a baseball player
Related terms: play baseball
8. [ verb ] lose sparkle or bouquet, as of wine or beer
Synonyms: become_flat pall

"pall" is an obsolete word

Related terms: change
9. [ verb ] cut or shape with a die
Synonyms: die_out

"Die out leather for belts"

Related terms: cut_out cut_out
10. [ verb ] disappear or come to an end

"Their anger died" "My secret will die with me!"

Related terms: disappear death
11. [ verb ] suffer spiritual death; be damned (in the religious sense)

"Whosoever..believes in me shall never die"

Related terms: religion
12. [ verb ] feel indifferent towards

"She died to worldly things and eventually entered a monastery"

Related terms: feel
13. [ verb ] languish as with love or desire

"She dying for a cigarette" "I was dying to leave"

Related terms: long ache
14. [ noun ] a cutting tool that is fitted into a diestock and used for cutting male (external) screw threads on screws or bolts or pipes or rods
Related terms: cutter
Similar spelling:   dia