Definition of DYING

noun : DYING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) the time when something ends; "it was the death of all his plans"; "a dying of old hopes" ;

verb : DYING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) suffer or face the pain of death; "Martyrs may die every day for their faith" ;

  • 3. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 5. (

    ) feel indifferent towards; "She died to worldly things and eventually entered a monastery" ;

  • 6. (

    ) languish as with love or desire; "She dying for a cigarette"; "I was dying to leave" ;

  • 7. (

    ) cut or shape with a die; "Die out leather for belts" ;

  • 8. (

    ) to be on base at the end of an inning, of a player ;

  • 10. (

    ) disappear or come to an end; "Their anger died"; "My secret will die with me!" ;

  • 11. (

    ) suffer spiritual death; be damned (in the religious sense); "Whosoever..believes in me shall never die" ;

Adjective : DYING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) in or associated with the process of passing from life or ceasing to be; "a dying man"; "his dying wish"; "a dying fire"; "a dying civilization" ;

  • 2. (

    ) eagerly desirous; "anxious to see the new show at the museum"; "dying to hear who won" ;


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