1. [ verb ] (biology) pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
Synonyms: die perish go expire exit pass decease

"She died from cancer" "They children perished in the fire" "The patient went peacefully"

Related terms: be_born change_state starve fall drown kick_the_bucket buy_it suffocate predecease suffocate succumb die_out die_out die_back die_down fail die death death death Death death death loss dead_person
2. [ verb ] go out of existence

"She hoped that the problem would eventually pass away"

Related terms: terminate end
Similar spelling:   Pasqua