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Definition 1: pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life - [verb of change]

Samples where drop dead 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 drop dead in the sense of this definition

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

"an aborting fetus"

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

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

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

"She predeceased her husband"

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

"The child drowned in the lake"

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

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

"The child suffocated under the pillow"

(... is a kind of drop dead ) be fatally overwhelmed

(drop dead 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"

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

"Martyrs may die every day for their faith"

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