Die in a sentence

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Definition of Die

  • To pass from an animate to a lifeless state; to cease to live; to suffer a total and irreparable loss of action of the vital functions; to become dead; to expire; to perish; -- said of animals and vegetables; often with of by with from, and rarely for, before the cause or occasion of death; as, to die of disease or hardships; to die by fire or the sword; to die with horror at the thought.
  • To suffer death; to lose life.
  • To perish in any manner; to cease; to become lost or extinct; to be extinguished.
  • To sink; to faint; to pine; to languish, with weakness, discouragement, love, etc.
  • To become indifferent; to cease to be subject; as, to die to pleasure or to sin.
  • To recede and grow fainter; to become imperceptible; to vanish; -- often with out or away.
  • To disappear gradually in another surface, as where moldings are lost in a sloped or curved face.
  • To become vapid, flat, or spiritless, as liquor.
  • A small cube, marked on its faces with spots from one to six, and used in playing games by being shaken in a box and thrown from it. See Dice.
  • Any small cubical or square body.
  • That which is, or might be, determined, by a throw of the die; hazard; chance.
  • That part of a pedestal included between base and cornice; the dado.
  • A metal or plate (often one of a pair) so cut or shaped as to give a certain desired form to, or impress any desired device on, an object or surface, by pressure or by a blow; used in forging metals, coining, striking up sheet metal, etc.
  • A perforated block, commonly of hardened steel used in connection with a punch, for punching holes, as through plates, or blanks from plates, or for forming cups or capsules, as from sheet metal, by drawing.
  • A hollow internally threaded screw-cutting tool, made in one piece or composed of several parts, for forming screw threads on bolts, etc.; one of the separate parts which make up such a tool.
  • a small cube with 1 to 6 spots on the six faces; used in gambling to generate random numbers
  • a device used for shaping metal
  • 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
  • suffer spiritual death; be damned (in the religious sense)
  • disappear or come to an end
  • pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
  • stop operating or functioning
  • lose sparkle or bouquet
  • to be on base at the end of an inning, of a player
  • cut or shape with a die
  • be brought to or as if to the point of death by an intense emotion such as embarrassment, amusement, or shame
  • languish as with love or desire
  • feel indifferent towards
  • suffer or face the pain of death

How to use die in a sentence. Die pronunciation.

At Nahoum's words the dusky brown of Achmet's face turned as black as the sudden dilation of the pupil of an eye deepens its hue, and he said with a guttural accent: "Every man hath a time to die.
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As David looked at them in their single blue calico coverings, in which they had lived and slept-shivering in the cold night air upon the bare ground-these thoughts came to him; and he had a sudden longing to follow them and put the chains upon his own arms and legs, and go forth and suffer with them, and fight and die?
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By the stone in the Kaabah, but it is not reasonable that Foorgat should die in his bed like a babe and sleep himself into heaven!
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Else, how many of thy dupes shall die!
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Thy choice is not life or death, but how thou shalt die, and what thou shalt do for Egypt as thou diest.
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Since thou must die, wilt thou not order it after thine own choice?
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It is to die for Egypt.
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If it were for her good, I would die for her.
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I did not choose to live; others chose for me; but I will die after my own choice.
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Since he must die, since Destiny had befooled him, left him the victim of the avengers, he would end it here.
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And then the savage struggle for life-with all the gain to the pashas and the beys, and those who ruled over them; while their own wounds grew foul, and, in the torturing noon-day heat of the white waste, Death reached out and dragged them from the drooping lines to die.
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But he shall die at sunrise ere the army goes.
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Behold, I would die, but that I have a sister there these many years, and her sick soul lives in loneliness.
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I know a man who went there to die.
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I did not know what a Genuine Mexican Plug was, but there was something about this man's way of saying it, that made me swear inwardly that I would own a Genuine Mexican Plug, or die.
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Or, if it be, 'tis but a venial one, as all the Devout Doctors of the _Roman-Church_, (nay, and the _Pope_ himself) assures us: And therefore Madam, to deal freely with you, I have long since declar'd my self a _Roman Catholick_, for that Religion allowes us the most Pleasure while we live, and promises us Heaven when we die.
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Having, I say, spent several years in this calling, and got some Monys by me, our Mistress happened to Die; and I finding the Decays of Nature come upon me, and that I began to grow unserviceable, I bought the Goods and Furniture my self, and so kept others under me, as my Mistress had done before me.
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While her husband was still threatening and storming, Sirona had said to herself, that she would rather die than live any longer with this man.
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Only one thing was perfectly clear to her: she would rather starve and die of thirst, and shame, and misery-nay, she would rather be the instrument of her own death, than return to her husband.
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Russians must and will learn manhood from foreigners, from men who die only from bodily disease, who are not sicklied o'er with the pale cast of thought.
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Examples of Die

Example #1
Kaid might slay, might toss a pasha or a slave into the Nile now and then, might invite a Bey to visit him, and stroke his beard and call him brother and put diamond-dust in the coffee he drank, so that he died before two suns came and went again, "of inflammation and a natural death"; but he, Achmet Pasha, was the dark Inquisitor who tortured every day, for whose death all men prayed, and whom some would have slain, but that another worse than himself might succeed him.
Example #2
He had read the malice behind their words, and there had flashed into his own mind tales told him, with every circumstance of accuracy, of deaths within and without the Palace.
Example #3
And having given all save their lives, these lives they must now give under the whip and the chain and the sword.
Example #4
Their lands, houses, and palm- trees would be taxed still, when they would reap no more.
Example #5
Fate meant him for a violent end; but ere that came there was work to do for me.
Example #6
He was alive and well here at the Palace at eleven, and-" Kaid made an impatient gesture.