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Synonyms for dying
ˈdaɪ ɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. death, dying, demise(adj)

    the time when something ends

    "it was the death of all his plans"; "a dying of old hopes"

    Synonyms:
    decease, expiry, end, death, destruction, last, demise

    Antonyms:
    nascent, parturient, emergent, emerging, uneager, dissilient

  2. dying(adj)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    anxious(p), dying(p)

    Antonyms:
    parturient, nascent, dissilient, uneager, emergent, emerging

  3. anxious(p), dying(p)(adj)

    eagerly desirous

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

    Antonyms:
    parturient, emergent, nascent, emerging, dissilient, uneager

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dying(a.)

    Synonyms:
    expiring

  2. dying(a.)

    Synonyms:
    mortal, perishable

  3. dying(n.)

    Synonyms:
    death, decease, demise, dissolution, departure, exit, end of life

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. dying(a)

    Synonyms:
    moribund, expiring, last, mortal, perishable

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "dying":

    die, death, dead, deathbed

How to pronounce dying?

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How to use dying in a sentence?

  1. British Prime Minister David Cameron:

    In too many cases antibiotics have stopped working. That means people are dying of simple infections or conditions like TB (tuberculosis), tetanus, sepsis, infections that should not mean a death sentence, if we do nothing about this there will be a cumulative hit to the world economy of $100 trillion and it is potentially the end of modern medicine as we know it.

  2. Penn Township constable Clark Steele:

    I knew I was dying. There was no way to retreat.

  3. Carlos Gutierrez:

    I mean, this is the best we can do, we could be doing it better. But when they are in our care, nobody is dying.

  4. Robert Madonna:

    It's a perfect match -- this will be a powerhouse, there is a vacuum right now. The space is dying for a leader.

  5. Holly Prigerson:

    It is also difficult to draw conclusions regarding the clinical implications of the study, given patients are actively dying, it is doubtful that a psychosocial intervention or administration of an antidepressant will effectively improve the patients ’ quality of death.

Images & Illustrations of dying

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Translations for dying

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  • الموتArabic
  • предсмъртен, умиращ, пропадащ, умиране, умиращиBulgarian
  • umírající, umíráníCzech
  • døendeDanish
  • Sterben, sterbendGerman
  • moribundoSpanish
  • kuoleva, kuoleminen, kuolin-, loppu-, tylsä, viimeinen, viimeFinnish
  • mourant, en train de mourirFrench
  • haldoklás, haldoklóHungarian
  • 瀕死, 死にそうな, 消えそうな, 末期Japanese
  • ಸಾಯುತ್ತಿರುವುದುKannada
  • 사망Korean
  • [[de]] [[morte]], morrente, moribundoPortuguese
  • умирать, предсмертный, погибать, гибнуть, умираниеRussian
  • döende, döds-, dödsbädds-Swedish
  • இறக்கும்Tamil
  • మరణిస్తున్నTelugu
  • вмираєUkrainian
  • deadamVolapük
  • 垂死Chinese

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