HyperDic: expire

English > 3 senses of the word expire:
VERBstativeexpire, run outlose validity
changeexpire, die, decease, perish, go, exit, pass away, pass, kick the bucket, cash in one's chips, buy the farm, conk, give-up the ghost, drop dead, pop off, choke, croak, snuff itpass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain / sustain life
bodyexpire, exhale, breathe outexpel air
expire > pronunciation
Soundsihkspay'r
Rhymesadmire ... wire: 34 rhymes with ayr...
English > expire: 3 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningLose validity.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"My passports expired last month"
Synonymrun out
BroaderdiscontinueCome to or be at an end
Spanishcaducar, expirar
Catalancaducar, expirar
Nounsexpirationa coming to an end of a contract period
English > expire: 3 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningPass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain / sustain life.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsdie, decease, perish, go, exit, pass away, pass, kick the bucket, cash in one's chips, buy the farm, conk, give-up the ghost, drop dead, pop off, choke, croak, snuff it
Caused bykillCause to die
Entailed byleave, leave behindBe survived by after one's death
NarrowerabortCease development, die, and be aborted
buy it, pip outBe killed / killed or die
drowndie from being submerged / submerged in water, getting water into the lungs, and asphyxiating / asphyxiating
falldie, as in battle / battle or in a hunt / hunt
predeceasedie before
starve, famishdie of food deprivation
succumb, yieldBe fatally overwhelmed
suffocate, stifle, asphyxiateBe asphyxiated
Broaderchange state, turnUndergo a transformation or a change of position or action
Oppositebe bornCome into existence through birth
Similar todieSuffer or face the pain of death
fail, go bad, give way, die, give out, conk out, go, break, break downstop operating or functioning
Spanishacudir, asfixiarse, asfixiar, caducar, caer muerto, colgar los guayos, croar, dejar de existir, diñar, entregar el alma, espichar, estirar la pata, estrangular, exhalar el último suspiro, expirar, fallecer, fenecer, finar, irse al otro barrio, ir, morir, palmar, pasar a mejor vida, pasar, perder la vida, perecer, salir de este mundo, salir, sucumbir, vencer
Catalanacudir, asfixiar, caducar, dinyar-la, estrangular, expirar, finar, morir-se, morir, perir
Nounsexpirationeuphemistic expressions for death
English > expire: 3 senses > verb 3, body
MeaningExpel air.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Synonymsexhale, breathe out
Entailed bybreathe, take a breath, respire, suspireDraw air into, and expel out of, the lungs
smokeinhale and exhale smoke from cigarettes, cigars, pipes
sneezeexhale spasmodically, as when an irritant entered one's nose
Narrowerblowexhale hard
snortmake a snorting sound by exhaling hard
Broaderbreathe, take a breath, respire, suspireDraw air into, and expel out of, the lungs
Oppositeinhale, inspire, breathe inDraw in (air)
Spanishespirar, exhalar
Catalanexhalar, expirar
Adjectivesexpiratoryof or relating to the breathing out phase of respiration
Nounsexpirationthe act of expelling air from the lungs

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