Synonyms and Antonyms of bites 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.
breaks off, breaks up, ceases, closes, concludes, dead-ends, determines, dies, discontinues, elapses, ends, expires, finishes, goes, halts, lapses, leaves off, lets up, passes, quits, stops, terminates, winds up, winks (out)
desists (from), lays off (of), refrains (from)
gives over [British], knocks off, packs (up or in)
breaks down, conks (out), cuts out, stalls
pauses, stays, suspends
abates, peters (out), winds down
to stop living
- The marigolds managed to produce a few last autumn blooms before biting the dust.
checks out, conks (out), croaks [slang], deceases, demises, departs, dies, drops, ends, exits, expires, falls, flatlines, goes, kicks in [slang], kicks off [slang], parts, passes away, passes (on), pegs out [chiefly British], perishes, pops off, steps out, succumbs