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There are 19 meanings of the word Dying.

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Dying - as an adjective

In or associated with the process of passing from life or ceasing to be

Example: "A dying man"

Antonyms (Opposite Meaning)

Dying - as a noun

The time when something ends

Example: "It was the death of all his plans"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Dying - as an adjective satellite

Eagerly desirous

Example: "Anxious to see the new show at the museum"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Dying - as a verb

To stop living; to become dead; to undergo death.

To (stop living and) undergo (a specified death).

Example: "He died a hero's death."

To yearn intensely.

Example: "I'm dying for a packet of crisps."

To be or become hated or utterly ignored or cut off, as if dead.

Example: "The day our sister eloped, she died to our mother."

To become spiritually dead; to lose hope.

Example: "He died a little inside each time she refused to speak to him."

To be mortified or shocked by a situation.

Example: "If anyone sees me wearing this ridiculous outfit, i'll die."

To be so overcome with emotion or laughter as to be incapacitated.

Example: "When i found out my two favorite musicians would be recording an album together, i literally planned my own funeral arrangements and died."

(of a machine) to stop working, to break down.

Example: "My car died in the middle of the freeway this morning."

(of a computer program) to abort, to terminate (as an error condition).

To perish; to cease to exist; to become lost or extinct.

To sink; to faint; to pine; to languish, with weakness, discouragement, love, etc.

(often with "to") to become indifferent; to cease to be subject.

Example: "To die to pleasure or to sin"

To disappear gradually in another surface, as where mouldings are lost in a sloped or curved face.

To become vapid, flat, or spiritless, as liquor.

(of a stand-up comedian or a joke) to fail to evoke laughter from the audience.

Example: "Then there was that time i died onstage in montreal..."

To colour with dye, or as if with dye.

Example Sentences

"She is a dying old woman in need of medical attention."
"The dying flames of the fire flickered in the dark room."
"The dying embers of their relationship could no longer be rekindled."
"He made a dying request to see his family one last time."
"The dying sun cast a beautiful red and orange glow on the horizon."
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Word Game Points

Is DYING a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, dying is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

DYING has a SCRABBLE points total of 10.

Is DYING a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, dying is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
DYING has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 11.

Is DYING a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, dying is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
DYING has a WORDFEUD points total of 11.

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