die die  /ˈdaɪ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a small cube with 1 to 6 spots on the six faces; used in gambling to generate random numbers
  2. (n) a device used for shaping metal
  3. (n) a cutting tool that is fitted into a diestock and used for cutting male (external) screw threads on screws or bolts or pipes or rods
  4. (v) pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
  5. (v) suffer or face the pain of death
  6. (v) be brought to or as if to the point of death by an intense emotion such as embarrassment, amusement, or shame
  7. (v) stop operating or functioning
  8. (v) feel indifferent towards
  9. (v) languish as with love or desire
  10. (v) cut or shape with a die
  11. (v) to be on base at the end of an inning, of a player
  12. (v) lose sparkle or bouquet
  13. (v) disappear or come to an end
  14. (v) suffer spiritual death; be damned (in the religious sense)

Usage(s):

  1. A study shows that suicidal anorexics go beyond their disease in search of a way to die.
  2. Sbire's public struggle for the right to die doubtlessly played a big part in this figure of 87%.
  3. People with serious mental illness die 25 years earlier than the general population for eminently treatable causes.

News

  1. 3 injured, pets die in West End fire

    3 injured, pets die in West End fire Beaumont Enterprise Copyright 2013 Beaumont Enterprise. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 9:38 am, Thursday, June 13, 2013 Beaumont firefighters responded to a house fire on West Lucas Drive at 3:49 a.m., a fire department dispatcher said. Capt. Brad Penisson, fire department investigator ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Beaumont Enterprise

  2. Die Gute Fabrik Working On Ambitious Adventure Mutazione

    In a drastic change of direction, Die Gute Fabrik is hard at work on a new title that couldn’t be more different from Johann Sebastian Joust. Mutazione is an adventure game about a girl named Kai who gets into a motorcycle accident and awakens in a strange world. Unlike many adventure games, Mutazione offers a full day/night cycle, with different schedules for each of the characters on different ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Game Informer

  3. Funny or Die explains the new Apple ad: iPhone is your boyfriend

    She loves it. She really loves it. (Credit: Funny or Die Screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET) You've probably not been the same since you saw the latest Apple ad . It's helped you understand your indispensable place in the world, your iPhone's indispensable place in your life, and Apple's indispensable place in American business. For those who didn't quite get it, the folks at Funny or Die ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CNET

Quotes

  1. "You shouldn't have counseling at the end of life. You ought to have it done 20 years before you're going to die. You ought to plan these things out," Grassley said. "I don't have any problem with things like living wills, but they ought to...
    on Aug 12, 2009 By: Charles Grassley Source: Radio Iowa

  2. "I do not want to die of this disease. I want to stay alive. So I say to God ...... it is seriously time for a miracle," Fawcett said two years ago in a video diary chronicling her two and a half year battle with cancer.
    on May 13, 2009 By: Farrah Fawcett Source: Washington Post

  3. Last year's election would be "remembered for how the Iranian government brutally suppressed dissent and murdered the innocent, including a young woman left to die in the street," he said.
    on Jun 11, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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