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Synonyms for expiration
ˌɛk spəˈreɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. termination, expiration, expiry(noun)

    a coming to an end of a contract period

    "the expiry of his driver's license"

    Synonyms:
    passing, departure, termination, exit, expiry, endpoint, loss, ending, final result, going, result, exhalation, end point, release, death, outcome, terminus, resultant, decease, conclusion, breathing out

  2. passing, loss, departure, exit, expiration, going, release(noun)

    euphemistic expressions for death

    "thousands mourned his passing"

    Synonyms:
    sledding, firing, overtaking, liberation, passage, dismissal, expiry, divergence, release, freeing, spill, difference, sacking, personnel casualty, vent, passing game, breathing out, sack, tone ending, deviation, passing play, acquittance, red, departure, press release, outlet, waiver, button, exhalation, handout, pass, exit, leaving, qualifying, loss, dismission, way out, going, discharge, red ink, issue, going away, spillage, deprivation, termination, passing

  3. exhalation, expiration, breathing out(noun)

    the act of expelling air from the lungs

    Synonyms:
    passing, halitus, termination, release, departure, going, loss, exit, expiry, breathing out, exhalation

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. expiration(n)

    The end is the terminal part of a material object that has length; the extremity is distinctively the terminal point, and may thus be but part of the end in the general sense of that word; the extremity is viewed as that which is most remote from some center, or some mean or standard position; the southern end of South America includes all Patagonia, the southern extremity or point is Cape Horn. Tip has nearly the same meaning as extremity, but is said of small or slight and tapering objects; as, the tip of the finger; point in such connections is said of that which is drawn out to exceeding fineness or sharpness, as the point of a needle, a fork, or a sword; extremity is said of something considerable; we do not speak of the extremity of a needle. Terminus is chiefly used to designate the end of a line of travel or transportation: specifically, the furthermost station in any direction on a railway, or by extension the town or village where it is situated. Termination is the Latin and more formal word for the Saxon end, but is chiefly used of time, words, undertakings, or abstractions of any kind. Expiration signifies the coming to an end in the natural course of things; as, the expiration of a year, or of a lease; it is used of things of some consequence; we do not ordinarily speak of the expiration of an hour or of a day. Limit implies some check to or restraint upon further advance, right, or privilege; as, the limits of an estate (compare BOUNDARY). A goal is an end sought or striven for, as in a race. For the figurative senses of end and its associated words, compare the synonyms for the verb END; also for AIM; CONSEQUENCE; DESIGN.

    See synonyms for BEGINNING.

    Synonyms:
    accomplishment, achievement, bound, boundary, cessation, close, completion, conclusion, consequence, consummation, design, effect, end, end, extent, extremity, finale, finis, finish, fulfilment, goal, intent, issue, limit, outcome, period, point, purpose, result, termination, terminus, tip, utmost, uttermost

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. expiration(n.)

    Synonyms:
    emission of breath

  2. expiration(n.)

    Synonyms:
    death, decease, demise

  3. expiration(n.)

    Synonyms:
    termination, cessation, close, end, conclusion

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "expiration":

    expiry, expire, maturity, expires, expired, termination, lapse, end, due

How to pronounce expiration?

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How to say expiration in sign language?

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How to use expiration in a sentence?

  1. Janet Woodcock:

    We've completed the necessary reviews of the data to extend the expiration date by four months for specific lots of EpiPen that are expired or close to expiring. We're hopeful this action will ensure patients have access to this important medication and provide additional peace-of-mind to parents as the agency works with the manufacturer to increase supply.

  2. Jeff Flake:

    Even long beyond their expiration date, they live on – they find a way.

  3. Beverly Johnson:

    The truth has no expiration date on it.

  4. Asa Hutchinson:

    While the death penalty is unacceptable in any case, the judicial process should not be cut short for something as trivial as an expiration date when the stakes are so high. in order to fulfill my duty as Governor, which is to carry out these lawful sentences imposed by juries and upheld by the Arkansas Supreme Court, it is necessary to schedule the executions prior to the expiration of that drug.

  5. Dan Rosenbaum/British:

    At a time when Iran is reportedly offering the Taliban bounties to kill U.S. and coalition forces in Afghanistan, the international community shouldnt be rewarding Tehran for its bad behavior, the U.N. Security Council is undermining its mission to maintain international peace and security. And Europe wants to have it both ways, expressing concern about its major implications for regional security while doing everything it can to preserve the JCPOA. Europes policy is unsustainable, and dismisses the concerns of those most impacted by the arms embargos expiration in the region namely the Gulf Cooperation Council and Israel.


Translations for expiration

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  • uitasemAfrikaans
  • свършване, издишване, изтичане, последно издиханиеBulgarian
  • výdech, expiraceCzech
  • λήξηGreek
  • ekspiraatio, erääntyminen, uloshengitys, umpeutuminen, viimeinen henkäysFinnish
  • expirationFrench
  • истечениеRussian
  • exspirationSwedish

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