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dying British & World English

On the point of death

dying English Thesaurus

he went to visit his dying aunt

dying in die1 British & World English

(Of a person, animal, or plant) stop living

never-dying British & World English

Living or lasting forever

assisted dying British & World English

The practice whereby a person suffering from a terminal illness or incurable condition is helped to take their own life, especially by means of lethal drugs provided by a doctor for the purpose

a dying breed British & World English

A kind of person that is slowly disappearing

to one's dying day British & World English

For the rest of one’s life

die1 British & World English

Be very eager for something

die off in die1 British & World English

Die one after another until few or none are left

a dying breed in breed British & World English

A kind of person that is slowly disappearing

to one's dying day in dying British & World English

For the rest of one’s life

die back in die1 British & World English

(Of a plant) decay from the tip toward the root

die hard in die1 British & World English

Disappear or change very slowly

die hard British & World English

Disappear or change very slowly

die a death in die1 British & World English

Come to an end; cease or fail to be popular or successful

die in bed in die1 British & World English

Undergo death from natural causes

die a death British & World English

Come to an end; cease or fail to be popular or successful

die in bed British & World English

Undergo death from natural causes

die on one's feet in die1 British & World English

Come to a sudden or premature end

die on the vine in die1 British & World English

Be unsuccessful at an early stage

die in harness British & World English

Die before retirement

die on one's feet British & World English

Come to a sudden or premature end

die on the vine British & World English

Be unsuccessful at an early stage

die like flies in fly2 British & World English

Die or collapse in large numbers

die like flies British & World English

Die or collapse in large numbers

die with one's boots on in boot1 British & World English

Die in battle or while actively occupied

die with one's boots on British & World English

Die in battle or while actively occupied

broken heart British & World English

Used in reference to a state of extreme grief or sorrow, typically caused by the death of a loved one or the ending of a romantic relationship

die on the Order Paper in Order Paper British & World English

(Of a bill) fail to be voted on before the end of a legislative session

die on the Order Paper British & World English

(Of a bill) fail to be voted on before the end of a legislative session