Webster 1913 Edition
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
To pass from an animate to a lifeless state; to cease to live; to suffer a total and irreparable loss of action of the vital functions; to become dead; to expire; to perish; – said of animals and vegetables; often with of, by, with, from, and rarely for, before the cause or occasion of death;
dieof disease or hardships; to
dieby fire or the sword; to
diewith horror at the thought.
dieby the roadside of grief and hunger.
diefrom want of care.
To suffer death; to lose life.
In due time Christ
diedfor the ungodly.
Rom. v. 6.
To perish in any manner; to cease; to become lost or extinct; to be extinguished.
Letting the secret
diewithin his own breast.
Great deeds can not
To sink; to faint; to pine; to languish, with weakness, discouragement, love, etc.
diedwithin, and he became as a stone.
1 Sam. xxv. 37.
The young men acknowledged, in love letters, that they
To become indifferent; to cease to be subject;
dieto pleasure or to sin
To recede and grow fainter; to become imperceptible; to vanish; – often with out or away.
dieaway and disappear amidst the brightness.
To disappear gradually in another surface, as where moldings are lost in a sloped or curved face.
To become vapid, flat, or spiritless, as liquor.
To die in the last ditch,
to fight till death; to die rather than surrender.
Syn. – To expire; decease; perish; depart; vanish.
pl. in 1 and (usually) in 2,
(dīs); in 4 & 5,
dé, fr. L.
datusgiven, thrown, p. p. of
dareto give, throw. See
Datea point of time.]
A small cube, marked on its faces with spots from one to six, and used in playing games by being shaken in a box and thrown from it. See
Any small cubical or square body.
Words . . . pasted upon little flat tablets or
That which is, or might be, determined, by a throw of the die; hazard; chance.
Such is the
That part of a pedestal included between base and cornice; the dado.
A metal or plate (often one of a pair) so cut or shaped as to give a certain desired form to, or impress any desired device on, an object or surface, by pressure or by a blow; used in forging metals, coining, striking up sheet metal, etc.
A perforated block, commonly of hardened steel used in connection with a punch, for punching holes, as through plates, or blanks from plates, or for forming cups or capsules, as from sheet metal, by drawing.
A hollow internally threaded screw-cutting tool, made in one piece or composed of several parts, for forming screw threads on bolts, etc.; one of the separate parts which make up such a tool.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.To be deprived of respiration, of the circulation of blood, and other bodily functions, and rendered incapable of resuscitation, as animals, either by natural decay, by disease, or by violence; to cease to live; to expire; to decease; to perish; and with respect to man, to depart from this world.
All the first born in the land of Egypt shall die. Exodus 11.
The fish that is in the river shall die. Exodus 7.
This word is followed by of or by. Men die of disease; of a fever; of sickness; of a fall; of grief. They die by the sword; by famine; by pestilence; by violence; by sickness; by disease. In some cases, custom has established the use of the one, to the exclusion of the other; but in many cases, either by or of may be used at the pleasure of the writer or speaker. The use of for, he died for thirst, is not elegant nor common.
2.To be punished with death; to lose life for a crime, or for the sake of another.
I will relieve my master, if I die for it. Christ died for the ungodly. Romans 5.
Christ died for our sins. 1 Corinthians 15.
3.To come to an end; to cease; to be lost; to perish or come to nothing; as, let the secret die in your own breast.
4.To sink; to faint.
His heart died withing him, and he became as a stone. 1 Samuel 25.
5.To languish with pleasure or tenderness; followed by away.
To sounds of heavenly harps she dies away.
6.To languish with affection.
The young men acknowledged that they died for Rebecca.
7.To recede as sound, and become less distinct; to become less and less; or to vanish from the sight, or disappear gradually. Sound or color dies away.
8.To lose vegetable life; to wither; to perish; as plants or seeds. Plants die for want of water. Some plants die annually.
9.To become vapid or spiritless, as liquors; mostly used in the participle; as the cider or beer is dead.
10.In theology, to perish everlastingly; to suffer divine wrath and punishment in the future world.
11.To become indifferent to, or to cease to be under the power of; as, to die to sin.
12.To endure great danger and distress.
I die daily. 1 Corinthians 15.
To die away, to decrease gradually; to cease to blow; as, the wind dies away.
1.A small cube, marked on its faces with numbers from one to six, used in gaming, by being thrown from a box.
He ventured his all on the cast of a die.
2.Any cubic body; a flat tablet.
Such is the die of war.