HyperDic: expiration

English > 3 senses of the word expiration:
NOUNtimeexpiration, termination, expirya coming to an end of a contract period
eventexpiration, passing, loss, departure, exit, going, releaseeuphemistic expressions for death
actexpiration, exhalation, breathing outthe act of expelling air from the lungs
expiration > pronunciation
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English > expiration: 3 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningA coming to an end of a contract period.
Synonymstermination, expiry
Broaderend, endingThe point in time at which something ends
Spanishexpiración, terminación, vencimiento
Catalancaducitat, expiració, venciment
Verbsexpirelose validity
English > expiration: 3 senses > noun 2, event
Meaningeuphemistic expressions for death.
Synonymspassing, loss, departure, exit, going, release
Broaderdeath, decease, expiryThe event of dying or departure from life
Usage ofeuphemismAn inoffensive or indirect expression that is substituted for one that is considered offensive or too harsh
Spanishdeceso, defunción, expiración, fallecimiento, fenecimiento, liberación, óbito, partida, pérdida, trance, tránsito
Catalandecés, defunció, expiració, òbit, pas, trànsit, traspàs
Verbsexpirepass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain / sustain life
English > expiration: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of expelling air from the lungs.
Synonymsexhalation, breathing out
Part ofbreathing, external respiration, respiration, ventilationThe bodily process of inhalation and exhalation
Narrowerblow, puffforceful exhalation through the nose or mouth
puffing, huffing, snortingAn act of forcible exhalation
BroaderbreathThe process of taking in and expelling air during breathing
Spanishespiración, exhalación, expiración
Adjectivesexpiratoryof or relating to the breathing out phase of respiration
Verbsexpireexpel air

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