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1die/ˈdaɪ/verb
diesdieddying/ˈdajɪŋ/
1die
/ˈdaɪ/
verb
diesdieddying/ˈdajɪŋ/
Learner's definition of DIE  
[no object]  : to stop living
   b  [no object]  : to end life in a specified state or condition — followed by an adjective, noun, or noun phrase
   c  [+ object]  : to have or suffer (a specified kind of death)
[no object]  : to wish strongly or desperately for something or to do something — used as (be) dying
[no object] 
: to pass out of existence : to come to an end
   b  : to disappear gradually or become less strong
[no object] 
: to stop working or running
   b  : to end in failure

die away

[phrasal verb]
: to disappear gradually or become less strong

die back

[phrasal verb]of a plant
: to die in the parts that are above the ground but to remain alive in the roots

die down

[phrasal verb]
: to gradually become less strong

die hard

: to take a long time to die or end : to continue for a long time
— see also die-hard

die in bed

ordie in your bed
: to die of disease or old age

die laughing

informal
: to laugh for a long time in an uncontrollable way : to laugh very hard

die of

[phrasal verb]
die of (something) 
: to die because of (something)
◊ People often say that they are dying of something that causes a lot of discomfort, distress, etc.

die off

[phrasal verb]
: to die one after another so that fewer and fewer are left

die on the vine

informal
: to fail at an early stage because of a lack of support or enthusiasm

die out

[phrasal verb]
: to disappear gradually

never say die

— used to encourage someone to continue something or to remain hopeful

to die for

informal
: worth dying for : extremely desirable or appealing
2die/ˈdaɪ/noun
2die
/ˈdaɪ/
noun
Learner's definition of DIE  
[count]
pluraldice/ˈdaɪs/
: 1dice 1
pluraldies/ˈdaɪz/
: a tool that is used for cutting, shaping, or stamping a material or an object

the die is cast

— used to say that a process or course of action has been started and that it cannot be stopped or changed
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