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Give-up the ghost   /gɪv-əp ðə goʊst/   Listen
Give-up the ghost

verb
1.
Pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life.  Synonyms: buy the farm, cash in one's chips, choke, conk, croak, decease, die, drop dead, exit, expire, go, kick the bucket, pass, pass away, perish, pop off, snuff it.  "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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Words linked to "Give-up the ghost" :   famish, change state, buy it, suffocate, go bad, snuff it, yield, break down, give out, starve, be born, expire, buy the farm, asphyxiate, stifle, conk, perish, give way, abort, succumb, go, turn, conk out, break, fall, fail, predecease, decease, pass away, cash in one's chips, drown, pip out, exit



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