1: small cubes with 1 to 6 spots on the faces; used to generate random numbers [syn: dice]
2: a device used for shaping metal
3: 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
1: pass from physical life and lose all all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; "She died from cancer"; "They children perished in the fire"; "The patient went peacefully" [syn: decease, perish, go, exit, pass away, expire, pass] [ant: be born]
2: suffer or face the pain of death; "Martyrs may die every day for their faith"
3: be brought to or as if to the point of death by an intense emotion such as embarrassment, amusement, or shame; "I was dying with embarrassment when my little lie was discovered"; "We almost died laughing during the show"
4: stop operating or functioning; "The engine finally went"; "The car died on the road"; "The bus we travelled in broke down on the way to town"; "The coffee maker broke"; "The engine failed on the way to town"; "her eyesight went after the accident" [syn: fail, go bad, give way, give out, conk out, go, break, break down]
5: feel indifferent towards; "She died to worldly things and eventually entered a monastery"
6: languish as with love or desire; "She dying for a cigarette"; "I was dying to leave"
7: cut or shape with a die; "Die out leather for belts" [syn: die out]
8: to be on base at the end of an inning, of a player
9: lose sparkle or bouquet; "wine and beer can pall" [syn: pall, become flat]
10: disappear or come to an end; "Their anger died"; "My secret will die with me!"
11: suffer spiritual death; be damned (in the religious sense); "Whosoever..believes in me shall never die" [also: dying] dying
1: in or associated with the process of passing from life or ceasing to be; "a dying man"; "his dying wish"; "a dying fire"; "a dying civilization" [syn: dying(a)] [ant: aborning]
2: eagerly desirous; "anxious to see the new show at the museum"; "dying to hear who won" [syn: anxious(p), dying(p)]
n : the time when something ends; "it was the death of all his plans"; "a dying of old hopes" [syn: death, demise] [ant: birth] dying
Adjacent words: dyer's woodruff | dyer's-broom | dyestuff | dyeweed | dyewood | dye-works | dying | dying | dying | Dyirbal | dyke | Dylan | Dylan Marlais Thomas | Dylan Thomas | dynamic | dynamic balance