English verb: give-up the ghost
|1.||give-up the ghost (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, go, kick the bucket, pass, pass away, 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|