Die

16 Definitions of Die

The meaning of the word die, the definition of Die:

n. - 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 Dice.

n. - Any small cubical or square body.

n. - That which is, or might be, determined, by a throw of the die; hazard; chance.

n. - That part of a pedestal included between base and cornice; the dado.

n. - 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.

n. - 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.

n. - 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.

v. i. - 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; as, to die of disease or hardships; to die by fire or the sword; to die with horror at the thought.

v. i. - To suffer death; to lose life.

v. i. - To perish in any manner; to cease; to become lost or extinct; to be extinguished.

v. i. - To sink; to faint; to pine; to languish, with weakness, discouragement, love, etc.

v. i. - To become indifferent; to cease to be subject; as, to die to pleasure or to sin.

v. i. - To recede and grow fainter; to become imperceptible; to vanish; -- often with out or away.

v. i. - To disappear gradually in another surface, as where moldings are lost in a sloped or curved face.

v. i. - To become vapid, flat, or spiritless, as liquor.

pl. - of Dice


The word "die" uses 3 letters: D E I

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Words formed by adding one letter before or after die, or to die in any order:

a - aide idea   b - bide   c - cedi dice iced   d - died   e - eide   f - defi   g - gied   h - hide hied   k - dike   l - deil deli diel idle lied   m - dime idem   n - deni dine nide   p - pied   r - dire ired ride   s - dies ides side   t - diet dite edit tide tied   v - dive vide vied   w - wide  

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