die away
index expire, lessen, perish, stop, subside

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  • die away — or[die down] {v.} To come slowly to an end; grow slowly less or weaker. * /The wind died down./ * /The music died away./ * /He waited until the excitement had died down./ * /His mother s anger died away./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • die\ away — • die away • die down v To come slowly to an end; grow slowly less or weaker. The wind died down. The music died away. He waited until the excitement had died down. His mother s anger died away …   Словарь американских идиом

  • die away — verb become less in amount or intensity (Freq. 2) The storm abated The rain let up after a few hours • Syn: ↑abate, ↑let up, ↑slack off, ↑slack • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • die away — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms die away : present tense I/you/we/they die away he/she/it dies away present participle dying away past tense died away past participle died away to become quieter or weaker and finally stop The echoes… …   English dictionary

  • die-away — I. ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: die away : having a languid air : languishing a die away glance die away airs and graces II. noun ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • die away — PHRASAL VERB If a sound dies away, it gradually becomes weaker or fainter and finally disappears completely. [V P] The firing finally began to die away in the late afternoon... [V P] The sound died away and silence reigned. Syn: fade away …   English dictionary

  • die away — phr verb Die away is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑applause, ↑conversation, ↑echo, ↑fighting, ↑footstep, ↑noise, ↑sound, ↑voice …   Collocations dictionary

  • die away — Synonyms and related words: abate, ablate, bate, be all over, be annihilated, be consumed, be destroyed, be eaten away, be gone, be no more, be wiped out, become extinct, become void, blow over, burn out, cease, cease to be, cease to exist,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • die away — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. diminish, fade away, become fainter, sink; see decrease 1 , disappear , stop 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • die away — 1. Subside, grow less and less, decrease gradually. See die, 5. 2. Languish (with delight or tenderness), fall into an ecstasy, swoon …   New dictionary of synonyms

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