Examples of expire in a Sentence
My driver's license has expired.
She expired after a long illness.
measuring the volume of air expired from the lungs
Recent Examples of expire from the Web
Now, Toronto will have north of $80 million in expiring contracts, assuming DeRozan opts out of his current deal, in the summer of 2020, giving the Raptors a chance to completely reset then, while commanding maximum flexibility.
But as those deals expire—like Serge Ibaka’s contract with the Toronto did at the end of last season—
A four-year exemption for universities expires Saturday.
But like most emergency orders, this latest one expires after 30 days, and the governor’s office said there’s the possibility it could be renewed again, and again, as necessary.
The state plans to migrate agencies gradually to the campus from Boise offices that face expiring leases in the coming years, starting with those housed at the 24-acre Washington Group Plaza on the east side of Downtown.
The lease at the Dutchmans site expires at the end of the year.
Porter Superior Judge William Alexa has set Oct. 3 as his final day, leaving a little more than a year left in his term that was set to expire Dec. 31, 2018.
The Science Breakthroughs 2030 report is targeted for completion before the current farm bill expires.
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Origin and Etymology of expire
Middle English, from Middle French or Latin; Anglo-French espirer to breathe out, from Latin exspirare, from ex- + spirare to breathe
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
EXPIRE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of expire for English Language Learners
: to end : to no longer be valid after a period of time
: to die
medical : to breathe out (air)
EXPIRE Defined for Kids
Medical Definition of expire
intransitive verb: to breathe one's last breath : die
2: to emit the breath
transitive verb: to breathe out from or as if from the lungs the basal metabolism test…measures the amount of carbon dioxide expired by the lungs—J. D. Ratcliff
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