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Synonyms for kick the bucket
kick the buck·et

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  1. kick the bucketverb

    buy the farm, bite the dust

  2. kick the bucketverb

    To die.

    The old horse finally kicked the bucket.

    buy the farm, bite the dust

  3. kick the bucketverb

    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

Princeton's WordNet

  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 itverb

    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

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  1. Michael Marshall:

    And then you hear the dirt and rock and the shovel hitting the top of the trailer and—we're being buried alive, my thought process was if we're gonna stay down here and kick the bucket, we might as well kick it trying to get out.

  2. George Orwell:

    you can't live life without consequences. They occur regardless of the decision. A consequence is an outcome, good or bad. You can live life without regrets and thats what makes it worth it. Or you could live with regret and end up hanging yourself but thats still good. You paid for the rope so your feeding someones family. Something to be proud of before you kick the bucket

  3. Larry Park:

    There was a point where Ed Ray was like, ‘You got to know when to kick the bucket.’ But who kept going? Who said, ‘No, we're not kicking the bucket. We're going to get out of here.’ You know who said that? I don't know. Maybe the guy sitting beside me.

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  • gaan bokveld toe, skop die emmer, verwissel die tydelike met die ewige, steek die lepel in die dak, gee die geesAfrikaans
  • lipat e loaBreton
  • zaklepat bačkoramaCzech
  • den Löffel abgebenGerman
  • estirar la pata, colgar los guayosSpanish
  • potkaista tyhjää, hajota, lopullisestiFinnish
  • passer l'arme à gauche, casser sa pipeFrench
  • elpatkol, felrúgja a gyertyát, beadja a kulcsot, feldobja a bakancsotHungarian
  • drepast, deyja, eyðilegjastIcelandic
  • tirare le cuoiaItalian
  • くたばるJapanese
  • ಸಾಯು, ಸರಿಪಡಿಸಲಾಗದಷ್ಟು ಹಾಳಾದKannada
  • het loodje leggen, de pijp aan Maarten gevenDutch
  • legge inn årene, gå i pennaletNorwegian
  • kopnąć w kalendarz, odwalić kitęPolish
  • bater as botasPortuguese
  • a da colțul, a da ortul popiiRomanian
  • коньки отбросить, дать дуба, приказать долго жить, протянуть ноги, сыграть в ящик, накрыться медным тазом, почить в бозе, преставиться, откинуть копытаRussian
  • drodhi këmbënAlbanian
  • ta ner skylten, kila runt hörnetSwedish
  • உயிரை மாய்த்தல்Tamil
  • బాల్చీ తన్నుTelugu
  • nalları dikmekTurkish

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