What is the meaning of die?


  • A small cube with 1 to 6 spots on the six faces; used in gambling to generate random numbers.
  • A device used for shaping metal.
  • A cutting tool that is fitted into a diestock and used for cutting male (external) screw threads on screws or bolts or pipes or rods.


  • Pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life.
    • usage: "She died from cancer"; "The children perished in the fire"; "The patient went peacefully"; "The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102"
  • Suffer or face the pain of death.
    • usage: "Martyrs may die every day for their faith"
  • Be brought to or as if to the point of death by an intense emotion such as embarrassment, amusement, or shame.
    • usage: "I was dying with embarrassment when my little lie was discovered"; "We almost died laughing during the show"
  • Stop operating or functioning.
    • usage: "The engine finally went"; "The car died on the road"; "The bus we travelled in broke down on the way to town"; "The coffee maker broke"; "The engine failed on the way to town"; "her eyesight went after the accident"
  • Feel indifferent towards.
    • usage: "She died to worldly things and eventually entered a monastery"
  • Languish as with love or desire.
    • usage: "She dying for a cigarette"; "I was dying to leave"
  • Cut or shape with a die.
    • usage: "Die out leather for belts"
  • To be on base at the end of an inning, of a player.
  • Lose sparkle or bouquet.
    • usage: "wine and beer can pall"
  • Disappear or come to an end.
    • usage: "Their anger died"; "My secret will die with me"
  • Suffer spiritual death; be damned (in the religious sense. )
    • usage: "Whosoever.. Believes in me shall never die"
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APAWordNet. (2010). die. Retrieved October 17, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/die/definitions/1203331
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MLAWordNet. "die" 23 October 2010. Web. 17 October 2018. <http://smartdefine.org/die/definitions/1203331>
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