die of

Definition of die of

  1. :  to die because of (something) My uncle died of cancer. She died of old age. They say that he died of a broken heart. —sometimes used figuratively to say something causes a lot of discomfort, distress, etc. I almost died of embarrassment. Would you like some water? You must be dying of thirst.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to pass from physical life :  expire

    :  to pass out of existence :  cease

    :  sink, languish

  1. :  dado

    :  any of various tools or devices for imparting a desired shape, form, or finish to a material or for impressing an object or material: such as

    :  the larger of a pair of cutting or shaping tools that when moved toward each other produce a desired form in or impress a desired device on an object by pressure or by a blow

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