Associations to the word «Dying»


DYING, adjective. Approaching death; about to die; moribund.
DYING, adjective. Declining, terminal, or drawing to an end.
DYING, adjective. Pertaining to death, or the moments before death.
DYING, noun. (plurale tantum) Those who are currently expiring, moribund.
DYING, noun. The process of approaching death; or, less precisely, death itself.
DYING, verb. Present participle of die
DYING, verb. (nonstandard) present participle of dye (Alternative form of dyeing)
DYING AWAY, verb. Present participle of die away
DYING DECLARATION, noun. (legal) A statement that would normally be deemed inadmissible as evidence in a court of law as hearsay, but is deemed admissible because it was made by a person who believed himself to be dying, is about the circumstances of that person's death, and was followed by that person's actual death.
DYING GASP, noun. The last breath taken before death
DYING OFF, verb. Present participle of die off
DYING ON THE VINE, verb. Present participle of die on the vine
DYING SECONDS, noun. The very final part of something timed, especially a sports game.

Dictionary definition

DYING, noun. The time when something ends; "it was the death of all his plans"; "a dying of old hopes".
DYING, adjective. 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".
DYING, adjective. Eagerly desirous; "anxious to see the new show at the museum"; "dying to hear who won".

Wise words

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