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  • Die (verb)

    To living; to become dead; to undergo death.

  • Die (verb)

    followed by of; general use:

  • Die (verb)

    followed by from; general use, though somewhat more common in the context of medicineSciences:}}

  • Die (verb)

    followed by for; often expressing wider contextual motivations, though sometimes indicating direct causes:

  • Die (verb)

    followed by with as an indication of direct cause:

  • Die (verb)

    To living and undergo (a specified death).

    "He died a hero's death."

    "They died a thousand deaths."

  • Die (verb)

    To yearn intensely.

  • Die (verb)

    To be utterly cut off by family or friends, as if dead.

    "The day our sister eloped, she died to our mother."

  • Die (verb)

    To become spiritually dead; to lose hope.

    "He died a little inside each time she refused to speak to him."

  • Die (verb)

    To be mortified or shocked by a situation.

    "If anyone sees me wearing this ridiculous outfit, I'll die."

  • Die (verb)

    To be so overcome with emotion or laughter as to be incapacitated.

    "When I found out my two favorite musicians would be recording an album together, I literally planned my own funeral arrangements and died."

  • Die (verb)

    To stop working, to break down.

    "My car died in the middle of the freeway this morning."

  • Die (verb)

    To abort, to terminate (as an error condition).

  • Die (verb)

    To perish; to cease to exist; to become lost or extinct.

  • Die (verb)

    To sink; to faint; to pine; to languish, with weakness, discouragement, love, etc.

  • Die (verb)

    To become indifferent; to cease to be subject.

    "to die to pleasure or to sin"

  • Die (verb)

    To be killed by an enemy. Usually followed by to or another preposition.

    "I can't believe I just died to a squirrel!"

  • Die (verb)

    To disappear gradually in another surface, as where mouldings are lost in a sloped or curved face.

  • Die (verb)

    To become vapid, flat, or spiritless, as liquor.

  • Die (verb)

    To fail to evoke laughter from the audience.

    "Then there was that time I died onstage in Montreal..."

  • Die (verb)

    obsolete spelling of dye

  • Die (noun)

    The cubical part of a pedestal, a plinth.

  • Die (noun)

    A specified shape.

  • Die (noun)

    A device used to cut an external screw thread. (Internal screw threads are cut with a tap.)

  • Die (noun)

    A mold for forming metal or plastic objects.

  • Die (noun)

    An embossed device used in stamping coins and medals.

  • Die (noun)

    (plural also dice) An oblong chip fractured from a semiconductor wafer engineered to perform as an independent device or integrated circuit.

  • Die (noun)

    Any small cubical or square body.

  • Die (noun)

    A regular games of chance.

  • Die (noun)

    That which is, or might be, determined, by a throw of the die; hazard; chance.

  • Die (noun)

    (plural also dies) An oblong chip fractured from a semiconductor wafer engineered to perform as an independent device or integrated circuit.

  • Die (noun)

    obsolete spelling of dye

  • Pass (verb)

    To change place.

  • Pass (verb)

    To move or be moved from one place to another.

    "They passed from room to room."

    "go|move"

  • Pass (verb)

    To go past, by, over, or through; to proceed from one side to the other of; to move past.

    "You will pass a house on your right."

    "overtake|pass by|pass over"

  • Pass (verb)

    To cause to move or go; to send; to transfer from one person, place, or condition to another; to transmit; to deliver; to hand; to make over.

    "The waiter passed biscuits and cheese."

    "John passed Suzie a note."

    "The torch was passed from hand to hand."

    "deliver|give|hand|make over|send|transfer|transmit"

  • Pass (verb)

    To eliminate (something) from the body by natural processes.

    "He was passing blood in both his urine and his stool."

    "The poison had been passed by the time of the autopsy."

    "evacuate|void"

  • Pass (verb)

    To take a turn with (a line, gasket, etc.), as around a sail in furling, and make secure.

  • Pass (verb)

    To kick (the ball) with precision rather than at full force.

  • Pass (verb)

    To kick (the ball) with precision rather than at full force.

  • Pass (verb)

    To move (the ball or puck) to a teammate.

  • Pass (verb)

    To make a lunge or swipe.

    "thrust"

  • Pass (verb)

    To go from one person to another.

  • Pass (verb)

    To put in circulation; to give currency to.

    "pass counterfeit money"

    "circulate|pass around"

  • Pass (verb)

    To change in state or status

  • Pass (verb)

    To cause to obtain entrance, admission, or conveyance.

    "pass a person into a theater or over a railroad"

    "admit|let in|let past"

  • Pass (verb)

    To progress from one state to another; to advance.

    "He passed from youth into old age."

  • Pass (verb)

    To depart, to cease, to come to an end.

    "At first, she was worried, but that feeling soon passed."

  • Pass (verb)

    To die.

    "His grandmother passed yesterday."

    "pass away|pass on|pass over"

  • Pass (verb)

    To achieve a successful outcome from.

    "He passed his examination."

    "He attempted the examination, but did not expect to pass."

  • Pass (verb)

    To advance through all the steps or stages necessary to become valid or effective; to obtain the formal sanction of (a legislative body).

    "Despite the efforts of the opposition, the bill passed."

    "The bill passed both houses of Congress."

    "The bill passed the Senate, but did not pass in the House."

    "be be [[passed by"

  • Pass (verb)

    To be conveyed or transferred by will, deed, or other instrument of conveyance.

    "The estate passes by the third clause in Mr Smith's deed to his son."

    "When the old king passed away with only a daughter as an heir, the throne passed to a woman for the first time in centuries."

  • Pass (verb)

    To cause to advance by stages of progress; to carry on with success through an ordeal, examination, or action; specifically, to give legal or official sanction to; to ratify; to enact; to approve as valid and just.

    "He passed the bill through the committee."

    "approve|enact|ratify"

  • Pass (verb)

    To make a judgment on or upon a person or case.

  • Pass (verb)

    To utter; to pronounce; to pledge.

    "pronounce|say|speak|utter"

  • Pass (verb)

    To move through time.

  • Pass (verb)

    To change from one state to another (without the implication of progression).

  • Pass (verb)

    To elapse, to be spent.

    "Their vacation passed pleasantly."

    "elapse|go by"

  • Pass (verb)

    To spend.

    "What will we do to pass the time?"

  • Pass (verb)

    To go by without noticing; to omit attention to; to take no note of; to disregard.

    "disregard|ignore|take no notice of"

  • Pass (verb)

    To continue.

    "continue|go on"

  • Pass (verb)

    To proceed without hindrance or opposition.

    "You're late, but I'll let it pass."

  • Pass (verb)

    To live through; to have experience of; to undergo; to suffer.

    "She loved me for the dangers I had passed."

    "bear|endure|suffer|tolerate|undergo|Thesaurus:tolerate"

  • Pass (verb)

    To be accepted.

  • Pass (verb)

    To happen.

    "It will soon come to pass."

    "happen|occur"

  • Pass (verb)

    To be tolerated as a substitute for something else, to "do".

    "It isn't ideal, but it will pass."

  • Pass (verb)

    In any game, to decline to play in one's turn.

  • Pass (verb)

    To be accepted by others as a member of a race, sex or other group to which they would not otherwise regard one as belonging (or belonging fully, without qualifier); especially to live and be known as white although one has black ancestry, or to live and be known as female although one was assigned male or vice versa.

  • Pass (verb)

    To do or be better.

  • Pass (verb)

    In euchre, to decline to make the trump.

  • Pass (verb)

    To go beyond bounds; to surpass; to be in excess.

    "exceed|surpass"

  • Pass (verb)

    To take heed.

    "take heed|take notice"

  • Pass (noun)

    An opening, road, or track, available for passing; especially, one through or over some dangerous or otherwise impracticable barrier such as a mountain range; a passageway; a defile; a ford.

    "a mountain pass"

    "gap"

  • Pass (noun)

    A channel connecting a river or body of water to the sea, for example at the mouth (delta) of a river.

    "the passes of the Mississippi"

  • Pass (noun)

    A single movement, especially of a hand, at, over{{,}} or along anything.

  • Pass (noun)

    A single passage of a tool over something, or of something over a tool.

    "transit"

  • Pass (noun)

    An attempt.

    "My pass at a career of writing proved unsuccessful."

  • Pass (noun)

    Success in an examination or similar test.

    "I gained three passes at A-level, in mathematics, French, and English literature."

  • Pass (noun)

    A thrust or push; an attempt to stab or strike an adversary.

    "thrust"

  • Pass (noun)

    A thrust; a sally of wit.

  • Pass (noun)

    A sexual advance.

    "The man kicked his friend out of the house after he made a pass at his wife."

  • Pass (noun)

    The act of moving the ball or puck from one player to another.

  • Pass (noun)

    A passing of two trains in the same direction on a single track, when one is put into a siding to let the other overtake it.

    "meet"

  • Pass (noun)

    Permission or license to pass, or to go and come.

    "access|admission|entry"

  • Pass (noun)

    A document granting permission to pass or to go and come; a passport; a ticket permitting free transit or admission

    "a railroad pass; a theater pass; a military pass"

  • Pass (noun)

    An intentional walk.

    "Smith was given a pass after Jones' double."

  • Pass (noun)

    The state of things; condition; predicament; impasse.

    "condition|predicament|state"

  • Pass (noun)

    Estimation; character.

  • Pass (noun)

    A part, a division. Compare passus.

  • Pass (noun)

    The area in a restaurant kitchen where the finished dishes are passed from the chefs to the waiting staff.

  • Pass (noun)

    An act of declining to play one's turn in a game, often by saying the word "pass".

    "A pass would have seen her win the game, but instead she gave a wrong answer and lost a point, putting her in second place."

  • Pass (noun)

    A run through a document as part of a translation, compilation or reformatting process.

    "Most Pascal compilers process source code in a single pass."

  • Pass (noun)

    A password (especially one for a restricted-access website).

    "Anyone want to trade passes?"

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  • Die (verb)

    To pass from an animate to a lifeless state; to cease to live; to suffer a total and irreparable loss of action of the vital functions; to become dead; to expire; to perish; - said of animals and vegetables; often with of, by, with, from, and rarely for, before the cause or occasion of death; as, to die of disease or hardships; to die by fire or the sword; to die with horror at the thought.

  • Die (verb)

    To suffer death; to lose life.

  • Die (verb)

    To perish in any manner; to cease; to become lost or extinct; to be extinguished.

  • Die (verb)

    To sink; to faint; to pine; to languish, with weakness, discouragement, love, etc.

  • Die (verb)

    To become indifferent; to cease to be subject; as, to die to pleasure or to sin.

  • Die (verb)

    To recede and grow fainter; to become imperceptible; to vanish; - often with out or away.

  • Die (verb)

    To disappear gradually in another surface, as where moldings are lost in a sloped or curved face.

  • Die (verb)

    To become vapid, flat, or spiritless, as liquor.

  • Die (noun)

    A small cube, marked on its faces with spots from one to six, and used in playing games by being shaken in a box and thrown from it. See Dice.

  • Die (noun)

    Any small cubical or square body.

  • Die (noun)

    That which is, or might be, determined, by a throw of the die; hazard; chance.

  • Die (noun)

    That part of a pedestal included between base and cornice; the dado.

  • Die (noun)

    A metal or plate (often one of a pair) so cut or shaped as to give a certain desired form to, or impress any desired device on, an object or surface, by pressure or by a blow; used in forging metals, coining, striking up sheet metal, etc.

  • Pass (verb)

    To go; to move; to proceed; to be moved or transferred from one point to another; to make a transit; - usually with a following adverb or adverbal phrase defining the kind or manner of motion; as, to pass on, by, out, in, etc.; to pass swiftly, directly, smoothly, etc.; to pass to the rear, under the yoke, over the bridge, across the field, beyond the border, etc.

  • Pass (verb)

    To move or be transferred from one state or condition to another; to change possession, condition, or circumstances; to undergo transition; as, the business has passed into other hands.

  • Pass (verb)

    To move beyond the range of the senses or of knowledge; to pass away; hence, to disappear; to vanish; to depart; specifically, to depart from life; to die.

  • Pass (verb)

    To move or to come into being or under notice; to come and go in consciousness; hence, to take place; to occur; to happen; to come; to occur progressively or in succession; to be present transitorily.

  • Pass (verb)

    To go by or glide by, as time; to elapse; to be spent; as, their vacation passed pleasantly.

  • Pass (verb)

    To go from one person to another; hence, to be given and taken freely; as, clipped coin will not pass; to obtain general acceptance; to be held or regarded; to circulate; to be current; - followed by for before a word denoting value or estimation.

  • Pass (verb)

    To advance through all the steps or stages necessary to validity or effectiveness; to be carried through a body that has power to sanction or reject; to receive legislative sanction; to be enacted; as, the resolution passed; the bill passed both houses of Congress.

  • Pass (verb)

    To go through any inspection or test successfully; to be approved or accepted; as, he attempted the examination, but did not expect to pass.

  • Pass (verb)

    To be suffered to go on; to be tolerated; hence, to continue; to live along.

  • Pass (verb)

    To go unheeded or neglected; to proceed without hindrance or opposition; as, we let this act pass.

  • Pass (verb)

    To go beyond bounds; to surpass; to be in excess.

  • Pass (verb)

    To take heed; to care.

  • Pass (verb)

    To go through the intestines.

  • Pass (verb)

    To be conveyed or transferred by will, deed, or other instrument of conveyance; as, an estate passes by a certain clause in a deed.

  • Pass (verb)

    To make a lunge or pass; to thrust.

  • Pass (verb)

    To decline to play in one's turn; in euchre, to decline to make the trump.

  • Pass

    To go by, beyond, over, through, or the like; to proceed from one side to the other of; as, to pass a house, a stream, a boundary, etc.

  • Pass

    To go by without noticing; to omit attention to; to take no note of; to disregard.

  • Pass

    To cause to move or go; to send; to transfer from one person, place, or condition to another; to transmit; to deliver; to hand; to make over; as, the waiter passed bisquit and cheese; the torch was passed from hand to hand.

  • Pass

    To transcend; to surpass; to excel; to exceed.

  • Pass

    To cause to pass the lips; to utter; to pronounce; hence, to promise; to pledge; as, to pass sentence.

  • Pass

    To emit from the bowels; to evacuate.

  • Pass

    To go successfully through, as an examination, trail, test, etc.; to obtain the formal sanction of, as a legislative body; as, he passed his examination; the bill passed the senate.

  • Pass

    To cause to advance by stages of progress; to carry on with success through an ordeal, examination, or action; specifically, to give legal or official sanction to; to ratify; to enact; to approve as valid and just; as, he passed the bill through the committee; the senate passed the law.

  • Pass

    To take a turn with (a line, gasket, etc.), as around a sail in furling, and make secure.

  • Pass

    To make, as a thrust, punto, etc.

  • Pass (noun)

    An opening, road, or track, available for passing; especially, one through or over some dangerous or otherwise impracticable barrier; a passageway; a defile; a ford; as, a mountain pass.

  • Pass (noun)

    A thrust or push; an attempt to stab or strike an adversary.

  • Pass (noun)

    A movement of the hand over or along anything; the manipulation of a mesmerist.

  • Pass (noun)

    A single passage of a bar, rail, sheet, etc., between the rolls.

  • Pass (noun)

    State of things; condition; predicament.

  • Pass (noun)

    Permission or license to pass, or to go and come; a psssport; a ticket permitting free transit or admission; as, a railroad or theater pass; a military pass.

  • Pass (noun)

    Fig.: a thrust; a sally of wit.

  • Pass (noun)

    Estimation; character.

  • Pass (noun)

    A part; a division.

  • Pass (noun)

    In football, hockey, and other team sports, a transfer of the ball, puck, etc., to another player of one's own team, usually at some distance. In American football, the pass is through the air by an act of throwing the ball.

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  • Die (noun)

    small cubes with 1 to 6 spots on the faces; used to generate random numbers

  • Die (noun)

    a device used for shaping metal

  • Die (noun)

    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

  • Die (verb)

    pass from physical life and lose all all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life;

    "She died from cancer"

    "They children perished in the fire"

    "The patient went peacefully"

  • Die (verb)

    suffer or face the pain of death;

    "Martyrs may die every day for their faith"

  • Die (verb)

    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"

  • Die (verb)

    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 (verb)

    feel indifferent towards;

    "She died to worldly things and eventually entered a monastery"

  • Die (verb)

    languish as with love or desire;

    "She dying for a cigarette"

    "I was dying to leave"

  • Die (verb)

    cut or shape with a die;

    "Die out leather for belts"

  • Die (verb)

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

  • Die (verb)

    lose sparkle or bouquet;

    "wine and beer can pall"

  • Die (verb)

    disappear or come to an end;

    "Their anger died"

    "My secret will die with me!"

  • Die (verb)

    suffer spiritual death; be damned (in the religious sense);

    "Whosoever..believes in me shall never die"

  • Pass (noun)

    (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls;

    "he worked the pitcher for a base on balls"

  • Pass (noun)

    (military) a written leave of absence;

    "he had a pass for three days"

  • Pass (noun)

    (American football) a play that involves one player throwing the ball to a teammate;

    "the coach sent in a passing play on third and long"

  • Pass (noun)

    the location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaks;

    "we got through the pass before it started to snow"

  • Pass (noun)

    any authorization to pass or go somewhere;

    "the pass to visit had a strict time limit"

  • Pass (noun)

    a document indicating permission to do something without restrictions;

    "the media representatives had special passes"

  • Pass (noun)

    a flight or run by an aircraft over a target;

    "the plane turned to make a second pass"

  • Pass (noun)

    a bad or difficult situation or state of affairs

  • Pass (noun)

    a difficult juncture;

    "a pretty pass"

    "matters came to a head yesterday"

  • Pass (noun)

    one complete cycle of operations (as by a computer);

    "it was not possible to complete the computation in a single pass"

  • Pass (noun)

    you advance to the next round in a tournament without playing an opponent;

    "he had a bye in the first round"

  • Pass (noun)

    a permit to enter or leave a military installation;

    "he had to show his pass in order to get out"

  • Pass (noun)

    a complementary (free) ticket;

    "the start got passes for his family"

  • Pass (noun)

    a usually brief attempt;

    "he took a crack at it"

    "I gave it a whirl"

  • Pass (noun)

    (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team;

    "the pass was fumbled"

  • Pass (noun)

    success in satisfying a test or requirement;

    "his future depended on his passing that test"

    "he got a pass in introductory chemistry"

  • Pass (verb)

    go across or through;

    "We passed the point where the police car had parked"

    "A terrible thought went through his mind"

  • Pass (verb)

    pass by;

    "A black limousine passed by when she looked out the window"

    "He passed his professor in the hall"

    "One line of soldiers surpassed the other"

  • Pass (verb)

    make laws, bills, etc. or bring into effect by legislation;

    "They passed the amendment"

    "We cannot legislate how people's spend their free time"

  • Pass (verb)

    pass by;

    "three years elapsed"

  • Pass (verb)

    place into the hands or custody of;

    "hand me the spoon, please"

    "Turn the files over to me, please"

    "He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers"

  • Pass (verb)

    stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point;

    "Service runs all the way to Cranbury"

    "His knowledge doesn't go very far"

    "My memory extends back to my fourth year of life"

    "The facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets"

  • Pass (verb)

    travel past;

    "The sports car passed all the trucks"

  • Pass (verb)

    come to pass;

    "What is happening?"

    "The meeting took place off without an incidence"

    "Nothing occurred that seemed important"

  • Pass (verb)

    go unchallenged; be approved;

    "The bill cleared the House"

  • Pass (verb)

    pass (time) in a specific way;

    "How are you spending your summer vacation?"

  • Pass (verb)

    guide or pass over something;

    "He ran his eyes over her body"

    "She ran her fingers along the carved figurine"

    "He drew her hair through his fingers"

  • Pass (verb)

    transmit information ;

    "Please communicate this message to all employees"

  • Pass (verb)

    disappear gradually;

    "The pain eventually passed off"

  • Pass (verb)

    go successfully through a test or a selection process;

    "She passed the new Jersey Bar Exam and can practice law now"

  • Pass (verb)

    go beyond;

    "She exceeded our expectations"

    "She topped her performance of last year"

  • Pass (verb)

    accept or judge as acceptable;

    "The teacher passed the student although he was weak"

  • Pass (verb)

    allow to go without comment or censure;

    "the insult passed as if unnoticed"

  • Pass (verb)

    transfer to another; of rights or property;

    "Our house passed under his official control"

  • Pass (verb)

    pass into a specified state or condition;

    "He sank into Nirvana"

  • Pass (verb)

    be identified, regarded, accepted, or mistaken for someone or something else; as by denying one's own ancestry or background;

    "He could pass as his twin brother"

    "She passed as a White woman even though her grandfather was Black"

  • Pass (verb)

    throw (a ball) to another player;

    "Smith passed"

  • Pass (verb)

    be inherited by;

    "The estate fell to my sister"

    "The land returned to the family"

    "The estate devolved to an heir that everybody had assumed to be dead"

  • Pass (verb)

    cause to pass;

    "She passed around the plates"

  • Pass (verb)

    grant authorization or clearance for;

    "Clear the manuscript for publication"

    "The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography"

  • Pass (verb)

    pass from physical life and lose all all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life;

    "She died from cancer"

    "They children perished in the fire"

    "The patient went peacefully"

  • Pass (verb)

    eliminate from the body;

    "Pass a kidney stone"

  • Pass (adjective)

    of advancing the ball by throwing it;

    "a team with a good passing attack"

    "a pass play"

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