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Synonyms for dying
ˈdaɪ ɪŋdy·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. death, dying, demiseadjective

    the time when something ends

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

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

    nascent, parturient, emergent, emerging, uneager, dissilient

  2. dyingadjective

    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(p), dying(p)

    parturient, nascent, dissilient, uneager, emergent, emerging

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

    eagerly desirous

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

    parturient, emergent, nascent, emerging, dissilient, uneager

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dyingadjective


  2. dyingadjective

    mortal, perishable

  3. dyingnoun

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. dyingadjective

    moribund, expiring, last, mortal, perishable

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "dying":

    die, death, dead, deathbed

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How to use dying in a sentence?

  1. United States:

    The threat of famine is a very real threat and risks doubling the numbers of people in Yemen who are at risk of dying of hunger or famine. That's the urgent factor here.

  2. State John Kerry:

    I still stand by what I said, which is in long terms, compared to the last century, there are, in fact, fewer people dying of the means -- that you look at, by state war, violence, health, etc., but that's not what's important.

  3. Chris Prisby:

    Anyone associated with the evil person is dead to me and my dad forever, the only time my daddy ever wants to hear from you is when you send a message to my dad that the evil person is dying or dead.

  4. Angela Turner:

    These are innocents. These are little kids that are dying 100 percent-avoidable deaths.

  5. Radhey Shyam:

    I want to take my child to some private hospital, no matter how expensive the hospital is. I cannot see my child dying, i will sell my land, my house, my motorcycle and everything but I will save my child.

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