part of speech: verb

inflections: dies, dying, died

definition 1: to stop living; become dead.

  • The plant died because he never watered it.

synonyms: expire, pass away, perish

antonyms: live, survive

definition 2: to lose force or stop working.

  • The car’s engine died.

synonyms: cease, fail, stop

definition 3: to need or want very much.

  • I am dying for a glass of water.

synonyms: hunger, long

definition 4: to fade away; gradually disappear (usually followed by “away”, “down”, or “out”).

  • The sounds of the parade died away.

synonyms: fade away

antonyms: endure, intensify