Synonyms of expire in English:

expire

verb

  • 1 my contract expires at the end of the season
    run out, become invalid, become void, be no longer valid, lapse, cease, become obsolete; end, finish, stop, come to an end, conclude, terminate, be over, be at an end
    [Antonyms] begin
  • 2 a plaque marks the spot where he expired
    die, pass away/on, decease, perish, depart this life, be no more, breathe one's last, draw one's last breath, meet one's end, meet one's death, meet one's Maker, give up the ghost, go to the great beyond, cross the great divide, shuffle off this mortal coil, go the way of the/all flesh, go to one's last resting place
    British informal snuff it, peg out, pop one's clogs
  • 3 technical afterwards the breath is expired
    breathe out, exhale, puff out, blow out, expel, emit
    [Antonyms] inhale inspire
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