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Definition of 'give-up the ghost'


  1. pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; "She died from cancer"; "They children perished in the fire"; "The patient went peacefully"; "The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102"
       Synonyms: die decease perish go exit pass away expire pass kick the bucket cash in one's chips buy the farm conk drop dead pop off choke croak snuff it
       Antonyms: be born

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