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Definitions of dying

  1. Passing away from life; decaying physically; drawing to a close. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. The act of expiring; passage from life to death; loss of life. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. The act of giving up life. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. of Die Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Expiring; failing; mortal; perishable; pertaining to death or the time of approaching death. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. (colloquial) eagerly desirous; "anxious to see the new show at the museum"; "dying to hear who won" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. in or associated with the process of passing from life or ceasing to be; "a dying man"; "his dying wish"; "a dying fire"; "a dying civilization" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. eagerly desirous; "anxious to see the new show at the museum"; "dying to hear who won" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  9. In the act of dying; destined to death; mortal; perishable; as, dying bodies. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. Pr.p. of DIE. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11. Destined for death, mortal: occurring immediately before death, as dying words: supporting a dying person, as a dying bed: pertaining to death. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. Of the die. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  13. Perishing; losing life; wasting away; mortal; given or uttered just before death; pert. to death. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for dying

  1. " He is dying whispered Jim to the Indian. – The Spirit of the Border A Romance of the Early Settlers in the Ohio Valley by Zane Grey
  2. He has been dying for many days, but he would not go until he saw you. – Shelled by an Unseen Foe by James Fiske
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