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die1

die1

pronunciation:
daI
part of speech: verb
inflections: died, dies, dying
definition 1: to stop living; become dead.
The plant died because he never watered it.
synonyms:
expire, pass away, perish
antonyms:
live, survive
similar words:
end
definition 2: to lose force or stop working.
The car's engine died.
synonyms:
cease, fail, stop
similar words:
break, collapse, terminate
definition 3: to need or want very much.
I am dying for a glass of water.
synonyms:
hunger, long
similar words:
covet
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
similar words:
disappear, dwindle, vanish, wane, waste