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Meaning of PASS AWAY

Pronunciation:  pas u'wey

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  go out of existence; "She hoped that the problem would eventually pass away"
  2. [v]  pass from physical life and lose all all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; "She died from cancer"; "They children perished in the fire"; "The patient went peacefully"
 Synonyms: decease, die, exit, expire, go, pass, perish
 Antonyms: be born
 See Also: asphyxiate, buy it, buy the farm, cease, change state, choke, conk, croak, die back, die down, die off, die out, drop dead, drown, end, fall, famish, finish, kick the bucket, pip out, pop off, predecease, snuff it, starve, stop, succumb, suffocate, terminate, turn, yield



Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: be all over, be annihilated, be consumed, be destroyed, be done for, be gone, be lost, be no more, be superseded, be wiped out, become extinct, become void, blow over, cash in, cease, cease to be, cease to exist, cease to live, come to naught, come to nothing, conk out, decease, dematerialize, demise, depart, depart this life, die, die away, die out, disappear, dispel, disperse, dissipate, dissolve, do a fade-out, drop, dwindle, elapse, end, erode, evanesce, evaporate, exit, expire, fade, fade away, fade out, fall, fall asleep, fall into disuse, flee, fleet, flit, fly, go, go away, go out, have it, have its time, hide, lapse, leave no trace, leave the scene, melt, melt away, melt like snow, obsolesce, part, pass, pass on, pass out, pass over, peg out, perish, peter out, put off mortality, quit this world, retire from sight, return to dust, run its course, run out, sink, sink away, stop breathing, succumb, suffer an eclipse, superannuate, up and die, vanish, vanish from sight, waste, waste away, wear away, wear off, yield the ghost