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expires

verb
present tense third-person singular of expire

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1 to come to an end
  • speakers will not be allowed to continue after their allotted time has expired

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2 to let or force out of the lungs
  • he vows to hold on to that belief until he expires his last breath

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3 to stop living
  • made one last visit to his homeland and expired not long afterwards

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4 archaic to throw or give off
  • linden trees expiring their rich perfume

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“Expires.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/expires. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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