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die

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of die

  1. a small cube marked on each side with one to six spots and usually played in pairs in various games <he rolled the die, hoping for a six> Synonyms bones, dice




die

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of die

  1. 1 to stop living <the king died of old age after a long and fruitful reign> Synonyms check out, conk (out), croak [slang], decease, demise, depart, drop, end, exit, expire, fall, flatline, go, kick in [slang], kick off [slang], pass (on), pass away, part, peg out [chiefly British], perish, pop off, step out, succumb Related Words predecease; consume, disappear, dry up, fade, fail Phrases bite the dust, buy it (or buy the farm), give up the ghost, kick the bucket, snuff it [British] Near Antonyms come to, revive; linger; be, exist, subsist; flourish, prosper, thrive Antonyms breathe, live

  2. 2 to come to an end <the storm died just as dawn was breaking over the horizon> Synonyms break off, break up, close, conclude, dead-end, determine, cease, discontinue, elapse, end, expire, finish, go, halt, lapse, leave off, let up, pass, quit, stop, terminate, wind up, wink (out)Related Words desist (from), lay off (of), refrain (from); give over [British], knock off, pack (up or in); break down, conk (out), cut out, stall; pause, stay, suspend; abate, peter (out), wind downNear Antonyms draw out, extend, prolong, protractAntonyms continue, hang on, persist

  3. 3 to stop functioning <fortunately, when the engine died we were only two blocks from home> Synonyms break, break down, conk (out), crash, cut out, fail, give out, stallRelated Words fizzle, sputter, wheeze; act up, malfunction; jamAntonyms start (up)




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