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  • 1 pass away — {v.} 1. To slip by; go by; pass. * /We had so much fun that the weekend passed away before we realized it./ * /Forty years had passed away since they had met./ 2. To cease to exist; end; disappear; vanish * /When automobiles became popular, the… …

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  • 2 pass away — {v.} 1. To slip by; go by; pass. * /We had so much fun that the weekend passed away before we realized it./ * /Forty years had passed away since they had met./ 2. To cease to exist; end; disappear; vanish * /When automobiles became popular, the… …

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  • 3 pass away — *pass, elapse, expire …

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  • 4 pass away — [v] die decease, demise, depart, drop, expire, pass on, perish, succumb; concept 304 Ant. be born, live …

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  • 5 pass away — ► pass away euphemistic die. Main Entry: ↑pass …

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  • 6 pass away — index decease, die, expire, perish Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 7 pass away — phrasal verb pass away or pass on [intransitive] Word forms pass away : present tense I/you/we/they pass away he/she/it passes away present participle passing away past tense passed away past participle passed away to die. This word is used to… …

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  • 8 pass away — verb 1. pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life (Freq. 3) 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 •… …

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  • 9 pass away — pass on See die 1) …

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  • 10 pass away — Synonyms and related words: be all over, be annihilated, be consumed, be destroyed, be done for, be gone, be lost, be no more, be superseded, be wiped out, become extinct, become void, blow over, cash in, cease, cease to be, cease to exist, cease …

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  • 11 pass\ away — v 1. To slip by; go by; pass. We had so much fun that the weekend passed away before we realized it. Forty years had passed away since they had met. 2. To cease to exist; end; disappear; vanish When automobiles became popular, the use of the… …

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  • 12 pass away — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. die, depart, expire, pass on; see die 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) I verb 1. To move toward a termination: go, go away, pass. See APPROACH, INCREASE, TIME. 2. To cease living: decease, demise, depart, die, drop, expire, go …

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  • 13 pass away — PHRASAL VERB You can say that someone passed away to mean that they died, if you want to avoid using the word die because you think it might upset or offend people. [V P] He unfortunately passed away last year. Syn: pass on …

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  • 14 pass away — die, pass on    Grandma passed away in 1974. She was 92 …

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  • 15 pass away — I. (Active.) Spend, waste. II. (Neuter.) 1. Elapse, lapse, pass, glide, slip away. 2. Move from sight, vanish. 3. Die. 4. Be spent, be lost …

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  • 16 pass away — verb To die. After a long battle with cancer, the professor passed away yesterday …

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  • 17 pass away — die His father passed away when he was about 96 years old …

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  • 18 pass away — (of a person) die. → pass …

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  • 19 pass away — to die. Both my parents passed away fairly young, and then my brothers and I lived with our uncle …

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  • 20 pass away/on. — See die sense 1. → pass …

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