English verb: pass away
|1.||pass away (change) pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life|
|Samples||She died from cancer.|
The children perished in the fire.
The patient went peacefully.
The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102.
|Synonyms||buy the farm, cash in one's chips, choke, conk, croak, decease, die, drop dead, exit, expire, give-up the ghost, go, kick the bucket, pass, perish, pop off, snuff it|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s|
|Broader (hypernym)||change state, turn|
|Narrower (hyponym)||abort, asphyxiate, buy it, drown, fall, famish, pip out, predecease, starve, stifle, succumb, suffocate, yield|
|Verb group||break, break down, conk out, die, die, fail, give out, give way, go, go bad|
|2.||pass away (change) go out of existence|
|Samples||She hoped that the problem would eventually pass away.|
|Pattern of use||Something ----s|
|Broader (hypernym)||cease, end, finish, stop, terminate|