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die

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of die

  1. a small cube marked on each side with one to six spots and usually played in pairs in various games he rolled the die, hoping for a six Synonyms bones, dice


die

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of die

  1. 1 to stop living the king died of old age after a long and fruitful reign Synonyms check out, conk (out), croak [slang], decease, demise, depart, 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 Related Words predecease; consume, disappear, dry up, fade, fail Phrases bite the dust, buy it (or buy the farm), give up the ghost, kick the bucket, snuff it [British] Near Antonyms come to, revive; linger; be, exist, subsist; flourish, prosper, thrive Antonyms breathe, live

  2. 2 to come to an end the storm died just as dawn was breaking over the horizon Synonyms break off, break up, close, conclude, dead-end, determine, cease, discontinue, elapse, end, expire, finish, go, halt, lapse, leave off, let up, pass, quit, stop, terminate, wind up, wink (out)Related Words 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 downNear Antonyms draw out, extend, prolong, protractAntonyms continue, hang on, persist

  3. 3 to stop functioning fortunately, when the engine died we were only two blocks from home Synonyms break, break down, conk (out), crash, cut out, fail, give out, stallRelated Words fizzle, sputter, wheeze; act up, malfunction; jamAntonyms start (up)


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