What does Dying mean?

Definitions for Dying
ˈdaɪ ɪŋDy·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. death, dying, demiseadjective

    the time when something ends

    "it was the death of all his plans"; "a dying of old hopes"

  2. dyingadjective

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

    "a dying man"; "his dying wish"; "a dying fire"; "a dying civilization"

  3. anxious(p), dying(p)adjective

    eagerly desirous

    "anxious to see the new show at the museum"; "dying to hear who won"

Wiktionary

  1. dyingnoun

    Those who are currently expiring, moribund.

    The battlefield was littered with the dead and dying.

  2. dyingnoun

    The process of approaching death; or, less precisely, death itself.

  3. dyingadjective

    Approaching death; about to die; moribund;

    The dying dog was put out of his misery with a single shot!

  4. dyingadjective

    Declining, or drawing to an end.

    In the dying moments of daylight I glimpsed a sail on the horizon.

  5. dyingadjective

    Pertaining to the moments before death

    His dying words were of his mother.

  6. dyingadjective

    Failing to evoke laughter from the audience.

  7. dyingadjective

    Expressing strong desire

    I am dying to do that!

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dying

    of Die

  2. Dyingadjective

    in the act of dying; destined to death; mortal; perishable; as, dying bodies

  3. Dyingadjective

    of or pertaining to dying or death; as, dying bed; dying day; dying words; also, simulating a dying state

  4. Dyingnoun

    the act of expiring; passage from life to death; loss of life

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dying

    dī′ing, pr.p. of Die.—adj. destined for death: mortal: declining: occurring immediately before death, as dying words: supporting a dying person, as a dying-bed: pertaining to death.—n. death.—adv. Dy′ingly.—n. Dy′ingness.—Dying declaration (law), the declaration made by a person convinced of his impending death, and who does not expect to survive the trial of the accused. [See Die (1).]

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Dying' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3856

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Dying' in Adjectives Frequency: #958

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Dying in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Dying in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Dying in a Sentence

  1. Chuck Schumer:

    Republicans came to us with this resolution, but it ignored Justice Ginsburg's dying wish, what Justice Ginsburg called Justice Ginsburg most' fervent wish' that Justice Ginsburg not be replaced until a new president is installed, so we simply have added it to the exact same text of the resolution the Republicans gave us.

  2. Chris Yeung:

    Press freedom in Hong Kong is dying, it's a fine for all journalists.

  3. Peter Sasieni:

    As we become better at avoiding dying from infections, heart disease, stroke and even road accidents so we are more likely to live long enough to get cancer.

  4. Shirley Braha:

    When I first got her, I didn't know if this dog was going to live more than a couple of weeks, i kind of recalibrated my expectations that this dog could possibly be dying and it's my job to comfort it in its last days.

  5. Bush George:

    I don't think it's the flavors that are the reason why people are dying, it's the e-cigarettes themselves, if they're still online, then I'll find a way to purchase it. There's ways to do a lot of things, get your hands on anything if you know how to do it correctly.

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Translations for Dying

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  • الموتArabic
  • предсмъртен, умиращ, пропадащ, умиране, умиращиBulgarian
  • umírající, umíráníCzech
  • døendeDanish
  • Sterben, sterbendGerman
  • moribundoSpanish
  • kuoleva, kuoleminen, kuolin-, loppu-, tylsä, viimeinen, viimeFinnish
  • mourant, en train de mourirFrench
  • haldoklás, haldoklóHungarian
  • 瀕死, 死にそうな, 消えそうな, 末期Japanese
  • ಸಾಯುತ್ತಿರುವುದುKannada
  • 사망Korean
  • [[de]] [[morte]], morrente, moribundoPortuguese
  • умирать, предсмертный, погибать, гибнуть, умираниеRussian
  • döende, döds-, dödsbädds-Swedish
  • இறக்கும்Tamil
  • మరణిస్తున్నTelugu
  • вмираєUkrainian
  • deadamVolapük
  • 垂死Chinese

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