Synonyms and Antonyms of bite the dust
to come to an end
- Fortunately, the fad finally bit the dust and all the trend followers moved on to the next thing.
break off, break up, cease, close, conclude, dead-end, determine, die, discontinue, elapse, end, expire, finish, go, halt, lapse, leave off, let up, pass, quit, stop, terminate, wind up, wink (out)
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 down
to stop living
- The marigolds managed to produce a few last autumn blooms before biting the dust.
check out, conk (out), croak [slang], decease, demise, depart, die, 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