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Definition 1: a small cube with 1 to 6 spots on the six faces; used in gambling to generate random numbers - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for die in the sense of this definition

(die is a kind of ...) a block in the (approximate) shape of a cube

(... is a kind of die ) a playing card or a domino or a die whose upward face shows five pips

(... is a kind of die ) a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows four pips

(... is a kind of die ) a domino or die whose upward face shows one pip

(... is a kind of die ) a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows six pips

Definition 2: a device used for shaping metal - [noun denoting artifact]

(die is a kind of ...) a tool for shaping metal

(... is a kind of die ) a block or die used to imprint a mark or design

Definition 3: 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 - [noun denoting artifact]

(die is a kind of ...) a cutting implement; a tool for cutting

Definition 4: pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life - [verb of change]

Samples where die 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 die in the sense of this definition

(die 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 die ) cease development, die, and be aborted

"an aborting fetus"

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

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

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

"She predeceased her husband"

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

"The child drowned in the lake"

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

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

"The child suffocated under the pillow"

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

(die 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"

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

"Martyrs may die every day for their faith"

Definition 5: disappear or come to an end - [verb of change]

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

  • Their anger died
  • My secret will die with me!

(die is a kind of ...) get lost, as without warning or explanation

"He disappeared without a trace"

Definition 6: suffer spiritual death; be damned (in the religious sense) - [verb of change]

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

  • Whosoever..believes in me shall never die

(die belongs to category ...) a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny

"he lost his faith but not his morality"

Definition 7: stop operating or functioning - [verb of change]

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

  • 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

Synonyms for die in the sense of this definition

(die is a kind of ...) undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

"She changed completely as she grew older" "The weather changed last night"

(... is a kind of die ) stop operating

"My computer crashed last night" "The system goes down at least once a week"

(... is a kind of die ) melt, break, or become otherwise unusable

"The lightbulbs blew out" "The fuse blew"

(... is a kind of die ) fail to fire or detonate

"The guns misfired"

(... is a kind of die ) fail to function or function improperly

"the coffee maker malfunctioned"

(die has a similar meaning as ...) render inoperable or ineffective

"You broke the alarm clock when you took it apart!"

(die has a similar meaning as ...) pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life

"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"

Definition 8: lose sparkle or bouquet - [verb of change]

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

  • wine and beer can pall

Synonyms for die in the sense of this definition

(die is a kind of ...) undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

"She changed completely as she grew older" "The weather changed last night"

Definition 9: to be on base at the end of an inning, of a player - [verb of competition]

(die is a kind of ...) participate in games or sport

"We played hockey all afternoon" "play cards" "Pele played for the Brazilian teams in many important matches"

(die belongs to category ...) a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs

"he played baseball in high school" "there was a baseball game on every empty lot" "there was a desire for National League ball in the area" "play ball!"

Definition 10: cut or shape with a die - [verb of contact]

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

  • Die out leather for belts

Synonyms for die in the sense of this definition

(die is a kind of ...) form and create by cutting out

"Picasso cut out a guitar from a piece of paper"

Definition 11: be brought to or as if to the point of death by an intense emotion such as embarrassment, amusement, or shame - [verb of emotion]

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

  • I was dying with embarrassment when my little lie was discovered
  • We almost died laughing during the show

(die is a kind of ...) lose control of one's emotions

"When she heard that she had not passed the exam, she lost it completely" "When her baby died, she snapped"

Definition 12: languish as with love or desire - [verb of emotion]

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

  • She dying for a cigarette
  • I was dying to leave

(die is a kind of ...) have a desire for something or someone who is not present

"She ached for a cigarette" "I am pining for my lover"

Definition 13: feel indifferent towards - [verb of emotion]

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

  • She died to worldly things and eventually entered a monastery

(die is a kind of ...) undergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind

"She felt resentful" "He felt regret"

Definition 14: suffer or face the pain of death - [verb of perception]

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

  • Martyrs may die every day for their faith

(die is a kind of ...) undergo or be subjected to

"He suffered the penalty" "Many saints suffered martyrdom"

(die has a similar meaning as ...) pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life

"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"

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