die away

phrasal verb

died away; dying away; dies away
: to disappear gradually or become less strong
The echo slowly died away.

Examples of die away in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Within a couple of weeks, the excitement died away after other scientists were unable to confirm the superconductivity observations and came up with plausible alternative explanations. Kenneth Chang, New York Times, 7 Nov. 2023 Scientists knew many more were dying away from human view. Evan Bush, NBC News, 12 Oct. 2023 And when the militancy in Punjab died away, the hold of these groups on Sikh organizations also dissipated. Isaac Chotiner, The New Yorker, 21 Sep. 2023 But this conflict dies away in time, as people age and identities harden. Ben Jacobs, The New Republic, 21 Sep. 2023

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“Die away.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/die%20away. Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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