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Verb
/dī/,
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dying, present participle; died, past participle; died, past tense; dies, 3rd person singular present;
  1. (of a person, animal, or plant) Stop living
    • - she died of cancer
    • - the sheep died from the heat
    • - the king died a violent death
  2. Be killed for (a cause)
    • - they were prepared to die for their country
  3. Have a specified status at the time of one's death
    • - the inventor died a pauper
  4. Become extinct
    • - many species died out
  5. Be forgotten
    • - her genius has assured her name will never die
  6. Become less loud or strong
    • - after a while, the noise died down
    • - at last the storm died away
  7. (of a plant) Decay from the tip toward the root
    • - rhubarb dies back to a crown of buds each winter
  8. Die one after another until few or none are left
    • - the original founders died off or retired
  9. Be no longer under the influence of something
    • - we died to our former selves
  10. (of a fire or light) Stop burning or gleaming

  11. (of a machine) Stop functioning
    • - three toasters have died on me
  12. Have an orgasm

  13. Used to emphasize that one wants to do or have something very much
    • - they must be dying for a drink
    • - he's dying to meet you
  14. Used to emphasize how keenly one feels something
    • - I'm simply dying of thirst
  15. Used to emphasize feelings of shock, embarrassment, amusement, or misery
    • - I nearly died when I saw them
    • - we nearly died laughing when he told us
Noun
  1. The cubical part of a pedestal between the base and the cornice; a dado or plinth

  2. A device for cutting or molding metal into a particular shape

  3. An engraved device for stamping a design on coins or medals


  1. a small cube with 1 to 6 spots on the six faces; used in gambling to generate random numbers
  2. 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"
  3. a device used for shaping metal
  4. suffer or face the pain of death; "Martyrs may die every day for their faith"
  5. 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
  6. be brought to or as if to the point of death by an intense emotion such as embarrassment, amusement, or shame; "I was dying with embarrassment when my little lie was discovered"; "We almost died laughing during the show"
  7. DIE! is the sixth studio album by American rapper Necro. Die! was initially alluded to on Necro's MySpace profile as a "brand new solo album coming September 2009"; however on August 13, the page's header was updated with an announcement of the album's title and its release date, which has been ...
  8. Die (Occitan: Diá) is a commune, former episcopal see and sub-prefecture of the Drôme department in south-eastern France.
  9. A die in the context of integrated circuits is a small block of semiconducting material, on which a given functional circuit is fabricated. Typically, integrated circuits are produced in large batches on a single wafer of electronic-grade silicon (EGS) through processes such as photolithography. ...
  10. A die is a specialized tool used in manufacturing industries to cut or shape material using a press. Like molds, dies are generally customized to the item they are used to create. Products made with dies range from simple paper clips to complex pieces used in advanced technology.
  11. Die (born December 20, 1974, in Mie) is a Japanese musician and one of the guitarists of Dir En Grey. He has been with the band since its inception in 1997 and was previously a member of La:Sadie's. ...
  12. (DIES (band)) Joshua S. Porter, better known by his stage name Josh Dies (born June 12, 1983) is an American singer, songwriter, musician and author. He is widely known as the vocalist and songwriter for the band Showbread. ...
  13. A polyhedron, usually a cube, with numbers or symbols on each side and used in games of chance; The cubical part of a pedestal, a plinth; A device for cutting into a specified shape; A mold for forming metal or plastic objects; An embossed device used in stamping coins and medals; A ...
  14. (dieing) Common misspelling of dying
  15. (dying) Those who are currently expiring, moribund; The process of approaching death; or, less precisely, death itself; About to die; Declining, or drawing to an end; Pertaining to the moments before death; Failing to evoke laughter from the audience; Expressing strong desire
  16. (Dies) A tool used to shape, form, or finish other tools or pieces of metal. For example, a threading die is used to cut threads on pipe.
  17. (Dies (die blocks)) The metal blocks into which forging impressions are machined and from which forgings are produced.
  18. (Dies) A metal plate engraved by hand or machine used to print foil onto various media and with its matching counterforce to emboss a 3D image on to the material (paper, card, thin plastics, metal foil etc).
  19. (DIES) Metal blocks having cavities so shaped as to impart the desired shape to a metal workpiece when the dies are brought together.
  20. (DIES) Tools used for cutting out, forming or stamping material. In embossing processes, a die is used to impress a design into the paper, creating a raised image seen on the front of the paper.
  21. (Dies (Dees)) Highly respected manufacturer of shettiers, FOILs and sendai systems. Dies has also managed to secure a place in history as nearly matching Oshen in quality of Teadi and FOIL systems.
  22. (Dies) Used to produce circles, rectangles and irregular shapes. Extremely precise and produced using CAD equipment. They are heat treated for endurance.
  23. (Dies) is used as the plural for die in the sense of a mould; dice as the plural (and increasingly as the singular) in the sense of a small random number generator
  24. (Dies) tools from which model components are cast
  25. (dies (pl. diei)) Early epoch metric-10 unit of measure for absolute time, defined as precisely 1/30th of a standard 24-hour "earth" day (3.13165 je-t (jeratocks), or 2880 seconds).