pass away

Definitions of pass away

v pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life

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
break, break down, conk out, die, fail, give out, give way, go, go bad
stop operating or functioning
suffer or face the pain of death
be born
come into existence through birth
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cease development, die, and be aborted
asphyxiate, stifle, suffocate
be asphyxiated; die from lack of oxygen
buy it, pip out
be killed or die;
die from being submerged in water, getting water into the lungs, and asphyxiating
die before; die earlier than
famish, starve
die of food deprivation
die, as in battle or in a hunt
succumb, yield
be fatally overwhelmed
die from strangulation
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change state, turn
undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

v go out of existence

“She hoped that the problem would eventually pass away
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cease, end, finish, stop, terminate
have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical

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