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Definitions of die

  1. To cease to live, or expire; to forfeit or give up life; to perish; to sink or faint; to langnish with affection, pleasure, or longing; to become more and more faint; to wither; to become vapid; to become indifferent, and as good as dead; to perish eternally. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To mold, stamp, or cut (a design) in metal. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. To suffer death; to lose life. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To perish in any manner; to cease; to become lost or extinct; to be extinguished. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To sink; to faint; to pine; to languish, with weakness, discouragement, love, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To become indifferent; to cease to be subject; as, to die to pleasure or to sin. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To disappear gradually in another surface, as where moldings are lost in a sloped or curved face. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To become vapid, flat, or spiritless, as liquor. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. To recede and grow fainter; to become imperceptible; to vanish; - often with out or away. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. To cease to live; expire; perish; wither; become extinct gradually; faint. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. To lose life: to perish: to wither: to languish: to become insensible:-pr.p. dying; pa.t. and pa.p. died (did). The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. To lose life; perish. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  13. To suffer death; decease; expire. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. pass from physical life and lose all all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; "She died from cancer"; "They children perished in the fire"; "The patient went peacefully" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. suffer or face the pain of death; "Martyrs may die every day for their faith" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. suffer spiritual death; be damned (in the religious sense); "Whosoever..believes in me shall never die" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. disappear or come to an end; "Their anger died"; "My secret will die with me!" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. to be on base at the end of an inning, of a baseball player Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  19. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  20. feel indifferent towards; "She died to worldly things and eventually entered a monastery" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  21. cut or shape with a die; "Die out leather for belts" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  22. To cease to live; to expire; to perish; to lose life; to languish, as from weakness, discouragement, or love; to cease or become less distinct, as sound; to vanish. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  23. Dying. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  24. Small cubes used in play. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  25. a device used for shaping metal Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  26. 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 Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  27. lose sparkle or bouquet; "wine and beer can pall" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  28. to be on base at the end of an inning, of a player Wordnet Dictionary DB
  29. languish as with love or desire; "She dying for a cigarette"; "I was dying to leave" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  30. To pass from an animate to a lifeless state; to cease to live; to suffer a total and irreparable loss of action of the vital functions; to become dead; to expire; to perish; -- said of animals and vegetables; often with of, by, with, from, and rarely for, before the cause or occasion of death; as, to die of disease or hardships; to die by fire or the sword; to die with horror at the thought. Webster Dictionary DB
  31. Any small cubical or square body. Webster Dictionary DB
  32. That which is, or might be, determined, by a throw of the die; hazard; chance. Webster Dictionary DB
  33. That part of a pedestal included between base and cornice; the dado. Webster Dictionary DB
  34. A metal or plate (often one of a pair) so cut or shaped as to give a certain desired form to, or impress any desired device on, an object or surface, by pressure or by a blow; used in forging metals, coining, striking up sheet metal, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  35. A perforated block, commonly of hardened steel used in connection with a punch, for punching holes, as through plates, or blanks from plates, or for forming cups or capsules, as from sheet metal, by drawing. Webster Dictionary DB
  36. A hollow internally threaded screw-cutting tool, made in one piece or composed of several parts, for forming screw threads on bolts, etc.; one of the separate parts which make up such a tool. Webster Dictionary DB
  37. A small cube (pl. dice); a stamp used for coining money, medals, etc.; a tool used in cutting the threads of screws or bolts, etc.; a kind of knife used by envelope makers, and in shoe factories. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  38. A small cube used in gaming by being thrown from a box: any small cubical body: hazard:-pl. DICE, dis. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  39. A stamp for impressing coin, etc: the cubical part of a pedestal pl. DIES, diz. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  40. Small cube used in gaming. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  41. A small figured cube (see DICE); a cast, as in dice playing; stake. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  42. A hard metal device for stamping or cutting out some object, as a coin. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  43. A small cube with marks from 1 to 6 on the faces, used in gaming, by being shaken in a box and then thrown from it; chance; hazard. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  44. Died. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  45. Dice; a small cube, marked on its faces with numbers from one to six, used in gaming, by being thrown from a box; any cubic body; a flat tablet; hazard or chance; the cubical part of a pedestal, between its base and cornice. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  46. Dies; a stamp used for coining money, or impressing a device upon a piece of metal. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for die

  1. I wish to die then. – The Port of Adventure by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
  2. Why should he die – The Lone Ranche by Captain Mayne Reid
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