Synonyms and Antonyms of bitten 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.
broken off, broken up, ceased, closed, concluded, dead-ended, determined, died, discontinued, elapsed, ended, expired, finished, gone, halted, lapsed, left off, let up, passed, quit (also quitted), stopped, terminated, winked (out), wound up (also winded up)
desisted (from), laid off (of), refrained (from)
given over [British], knocked off, packed (up or in)
broken down, conked (out), cut out, stalled
paused, stayed, suspended
abated, petered (out), wound down (also winded down)
to stop living
- The marigolds managed to produce a few last autumn blooms before biting the dust.
checked out, conked (out), croaked [slang], deceased, demised, departed, died, dropped, ended, exited, expired, fallen, flatlined, gone, kicked in [slang], kicked off [slang], parted, passed away, passed (on), pegged out [chiefly British], perished, popped off, stepped out, succumbed