dying

adjective
dy·​ing | \ ˈdī-iŋ How to pronounce dying (audio) \

Definition of dying

1a : approaching death a dying man He had come back three years earlier to care for his dying mother.— Jeff Tietz : gradually ceasing to be the dying day a dying fire
b : having reached an advanced or ultimate stage of decay or disuse a dying civilization a dying tradition
2 : of, relating to, or occurring at the time of death or dying recorded his dying words promised to fulfill her dying wishes

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First Known Use of dying

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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The first known use of dying was in the 15th century

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dying

adjective
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English Language Learners Definition of dying

: happening as someone dies : relating to someone's death

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Kids Definition of dying

present participle of die

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Medical Definition of dying

pres part of die

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