Associations to the word «Die»

Pictures for the word «Die»


DIE, verb. (intransitive) To stop living; to become dead; to undergo death.
DIE, verb. Followed by of; general use:
DIE, verb. Followed by from; general use, though somewhat more common in the context of medicine or the sciences:
DIE, verb. Followed by for; often expressing wider contextual motivations, though sometimes indicating direct causes:
DIE, verb. (now rare) followed by with as an indication of direct cause:
DIE, verb. (still current) followed by with as an indication of manner:
DIE, verb. (transitive) To stop living and undergo (a specified death).
DIE, verb. (intransitive) (figuratively) To yearn intensely.
DIE, verb. (intransitive) (idiomatic) To be utterly cut off by family or friends, as if dead.
DIE, verb. (intransitive) (figuratively) To become spiritually dead; to lose hope.
DIE, verb. (intransitive) (colloquial) To be mortified or shocked by a situation.
DIE, verb. (intransitive) (of a machine) to stop working, to break down.
DIE, verb. (intransitive) (of a computer program) To abort, to terminate (as an error condition).
DIE, verb. To perish; to cease to exist; to become lost or extinct.
DIE, verb. To sink; to faint; to pine; to languish, with weakness, discouragement, love, etc.
DIE, verb. To become indifferent; to cease to be subject.
DIE, verb. (architecture) To disappear gradually in another surface, as where mouldings are lost in a sloped or curved face.
DIE, verb. To become vapid, flat, or spiritless, as liquor.
DIE, verb. (of a stand-up comedian or a joke) To fail to evoke laughter from the audience.
DIE, noun. (plural: dice) A regular polyhedron, usually a cube, with numbers or symbols on each side and used in games of chance.
DIE, noun. (plural: dies) The cubical part of a pedestal, a plinth.
DIE, noun. (plural: dies) A device for cutting into a specified shape.
DIE, noun. A device used to cut an external screw thread. (Internal screw threads are cut with a tap.)
DIE, noun. (plural: dies) A mold for forming metal or plastic objects.
DIE, noun. (plural: dies) An embossed device used in stamping coins and medals.
DIE, noun. (electronics) (plural: dice or dies) An oblong chip fractured from a semiconductor wafer engineered to perform as an independent device or integrated circuit.
DIE, noun. Any small cubical or square body.
DIE, noun. (obsolete) That which is, or might be, determined, by a throw of the die; hazard; chance.
DIE AWAY, verb. (intransitive) To die gradually or slowly.
DIE AWAY, verb. (intransitive) To diminish; to cease gradually.
DIE AWAY, verb. (rare) (obsolete) (transitive) To cause to die; to do away with.
DIE BACK, verb. (of a plant) to wither, particularly during the winter.
DIE DOWN, verb. (idiomatic) To become less virulent.
DIE HARD, verb. (of a custom, idea etc) To be slow in changing or disappearing.
DIE IN THE ARSE, verb. UK spelling of die in the ass
DIE IN THE ASS, verb. (slang) (vulgar) To fail to function properly.
DIE IN THE ASS, verb. (slang) (vulgar) To be left unresolved.
DIE IN THE LAST DITCH, verb. To fight till death; to die rather than surrender.
DIE OFF, verb. (idiomatic) To become extinct (if a group of plants, animals, or people dies off, all of that group dies over a period of time).
DIE ON THE VINE, verb. (idiomatic) To fail at an early stage or never come to fruition, typically due to neglect, infeasibility, or lack of resources.
DIE ON THE VINE, verb. Used other than as an idiom: see die,‎ on,‎ the,‎ vine.
DIE OUT, verb. (idiomatic) To become extinct.
DIE OUT, verb. (idiomatic) To cease gradually.

Dictionary definition

DIE, noun. A small cube with 1 to 6 spots on the six faces; used in gambling to generate random numbers.
DIE, noun. A device used for shaping metal.
DIE, 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.
DIE, verb. Pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; "She died from cancer"; "The children perished in the fire"; "The patient went peacefully"; "The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102".
DIE, verb. Suffer or face the pain of death; "Martyrs may die every day for their faith".
DIE, 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".
DIE, verb. Stop operating or functioning; "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".
DIE, verb. Feel indifferent towards; "She died to worldly things and eventually entered a monastery".
DIE, verb. Languish as with love or desire; "She dying for a cigarette"; "I was dying to leave".
DIE, verb. Cut or shape with a die; "Die out leather for belts".
DIE, verb. To be on base at the end of an inning, of a player.
DIE, verb. Lose sparkle or bouquet; "wine and beer can pall".
DIE, verb. Disappear or come to an end; "Their anger died"; "My secret will die with me!".
DIE, verb. Suffer spiritual death; be damned (in the religious sense); "Whosoever..believes in me shall never die".

Wise words

Four things come not back. The spoken word, the sped arrow, the past life, ad the neglected opportunity.
Arabian Proverb