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Synonyms for kick the bucket

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  1. die, decease, perish, go, exit, pass away, expire, pass, kick the bucket, cash in one's chips, buy the farm, conk, give-up the ghost, drop dead, pop off, choke, croak, snuff it(verb)

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

    "She died from cancer"; "The children perished in the fire"; "The patient went peacefully"; "The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102"

    fall, function, come about, perish, murmur, give way, elapse, hold out, pass out, run, go past, lead, top, give out, put across, go by, devolve, conk out, operate, cronk, travel, occur, last, die, scrag, fade, go away, excrete, reach, go, move, spend, rifle, slide by, asphyxiate, foul, breathe out, turn over, run low, die out, plump, legislate, happen, egest, fret, authorise, exceed, fleet, pass away, get out, drop dead, overstep, endure, give, draw, make it, congest, blend in, run short, pop off, get going, locomote, back up, choke off, expire, make pass, suffocate, grumble, slip away, authorize, live, return, cash in one's chips, blend, go out, fail, fall out, hap, slip by, go on, sink, eliminate, lapse, belong, mutter, clog, pass off, give-up the ghost, go bad, become flat, survive, blow over, get, take place, gag, snuff it, overhaul, throttle, become, go through, evanesce, live on, communicate, hand, croak, clog up, run out, choke, swoon, fit, go across, sound, overtake, transcend, glide by, gnarl, exhale, extend, start, depart, decease, faint, stifle, pall, pass, proceed, break down, clear, exit, conk, stall, travel by, buy the farm, hold up, pass along, break, go along, surpass, guide, pass by, leave, strangle, work, pass on


  1. kick the bucket(verb)

    buy the farm, bite the dust

  2. kick the bucket(verb)

    To die.

    The old horse finally kicked the bucket.

    buy the farm, bite the dust

  3. kick the bucket(verb)

    Of a machine, to break down such that it cannot be repaired.

    I think my sewing machine has kicked the bucket.

    bite the dust, buy the farm

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  • gee die gees, gaan bokveld toe, verwissel die tydelike met die ewige, steek die lepel in die dak, skop die emmerAfrikaans
  • lipat e loaBreton
  • zaklepat bačkoramaCzech
  • den Löffel abgebenGerman
  • estirar la pata, colgar los guayosSpanish
  • lopullisesti, potkaista tyhjää, hajotaFinnish
  • casser sa pipe, passer l'arme à gaucheFrench
  • feldobja a bakancsot, beadja a kulcsot, felrúgja a gyertyát, elpatkolHungarian
  • deyja, eyðilegjast, drepastIcelandic
  • tirare le cuoiaItalian
  • くたばるJapanese
  • ಸಾಯು, ಸರಿಪಡಿಸಲಾಗದಷ್ಟು ಹಾಳಾದKannada
  • het loodje leggen, de pijp aan Maarten gevenDutch
  • gå i pennalet, legge inn åreneNorwegian
  • odwalić kitę, kopnąć w kalendarzPolish
  • bater as botasPortuguese
  • a da ortul popii, a da colțulRomanian
  • протянуть ноги, приказать долго жить, почить в бозе, коньки отбросить, преставиться, накрыться медным тазом, сыграть в ящик, дать дуба, откинуть копытаRussian
  • drodhi këmbënAlbanian
  • ta ner skylten, kila runt hörnetSwedish
  • உயிரை மாய்த்தல்Tamil
  • బాల్చీ తన్నుTelugu
  • nalları dikmekTurkish

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