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Definition 1: a harsh hoarse utterance (as of a frog) - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for croak in the sense of this definition

(croak is a kind of ...) the use of uttered sounds for auditory communication

Definition 2: pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life - [verb of change]

Samples where croak or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for croak in the sense of this definition

(croak is a kind of ...) undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

"We turned from Socialism to Capitalism" "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"

(... is a kind of croak ) cease development, die, and be aborted

"an aborting fetus"

(... is a kind of croak ) die, as in battle or in a hunt

"Many soldiers fell at Verdun" "Several deer have fallen to the same gun" "The shooting victim fell dead"

(... is a kind of croak ) die of food deprivation

"The political prisoners starved to death" "Many famished in the countryside during the drought"

(... is a kind of croak ) die before; die earlier than

"She predeceased her husband"

(... is a kind of croak ) die from being submerged in water, getting water into the lungs, and asphyxiating

"The child drowned in the lake"

(... is a kind of croak ) be killed or die

(... is a kind of croak ) be asphyxiated; die from lack of oxygen

"The child suffocated under the pillow"

(... is a kind of croak ) be fatally overwhelmed

(croak has a similar meaning as ...) stop operating or functioning

"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"

(croak has a similar meaning as ...) suffer or face the pain of death

"Martyrs may die every day for their faith"

Definition 3: make complaining remarks or noises under one's breath - [verb of communication]

Samples where croak or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she grumbles when she feels overworked

Synonyms for croak in the sense of this definition

(croak is a kind of ...) express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness

"My mother complains all day" "She has a lot to kick about"

Definition 4: utter a hoarse sound, like a raven - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for croak in the sense of this definition

(croak is a kind of ...) express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)

"She let out a big heavy sigh" "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"

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