Synonyms for expire

Synonyms for (verb) expire

Synonyms: exhale, expire, breathe out

Definition: expel air

Usage: Exhale when you lift the weight

Similar words: suspire, take a breath, breathe, respire

Definition: draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs

Usage: I can breathe better when the air is clean; The patient is respiring


Synonyms: snuff it, buy the farm, choke, cash in one's chips, pop off, kick the bucket, give-up the ghost, go, pass, pass away, perish, die, decease, conk, drop dead, croak, exit, expire

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

Usage: She died from cancer; The children perished in the fire; The patient went peacefully; The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102

Similar words: turn, change state

Definition: undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

Usage: We turned from Socialism to Capitalism; The people turned against the President when he stole the election


Synonyms: run out, expire

Definition: lose validity

Usage: My passports expired last month

Similar words: discontinue

Definition: come to or be at an end

Usage: the support from our sponsoring agency will discontinue after March 31