Approaching death; about to die; moribund.
‘The dying dog was put out of his misery with a single shot!’; ‘dying fire’;
misspelling of dying
Declining, terminal, or drawing to an end.
‘In the dying moments of daylight I glimpsed a sail on the horizon.’;
Pertaining to death, or the moments before death.
‘His dying words were of his mother.’; ‘until my dying day’; ‘his dying bed’;
The process of approaching death; or, less precisely, death itself.
(with "the") Those who are currently expiring, moribund.
‘The battlefield was littered with the dead and dying.’;
present participle of die
In the act of dying; destined to death; mortal; perishable; as, dying bodies.
Of or pertaining to dying or death; as, dying bed; dying day; dying words; also, simulating a dying state.
The act of expiring; passage from life to death; loss of life.
the time when something ends;
‘it was the death of all his plans’; ‘a dying of old hopes’;
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’;
‘anxious to see the new show at the museum’; ‘dying to hear who won’;