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Denizione di  die - dizionario di inglese del sito grammaticainglese.org - definizione traduzione e spiegazione grammaticale

Definizione monolingua die



die (third-person singular simple present dies, present participle dying, simple past and past participle died) (intransitive)

  1. To stop living; to become dead; to undergo death.
    1. Followed by of. General use.
      • 1839, Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist, Penguin 1985, p. 87:
        ""What did she die of, Workus?"" said Noah. ""Of a broken heart, some of our old nurses told me,"" replied Oliver.
      • 2000, Stephen King, On Writing, Pocket Books 2002, p. 85:
        In 1971 or 72, Moms sister Carolyn Weimer died of breast cancer.
    2. Followed by from. General use, though somewhat more common in the context of medicine or the sciences.
      • 1865, British Medical Journal, 4 Mar 1865, p. 213:
        She lived several weeks; but afterwards she died from epilepsy, to which malady she had been previously subject.
      • 2007, Frank Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson, Sandworms of Dune, Tor 2007, p. 191:
        ""Or all of them will die from the plague. Even if most of the candidates succumb. . .""
    3. Followed by for. Often expressing wider contextual motivations, though sometimes indicating direct causes.
      • 1961, Joseph Heller, Catch-22, Simon & Schuster 1999, p. 232:
        Englishmen are dying for England, Americans are dying for America, Germans are dying for Germany, Russians are dying for Russia. There are now fifty or sixty countries fighting in this war.
      • 2003, Tara Herivel & Paul Wright (Eds.), Prison Nation, Routledge 2003, p. 187:
        Less than three days later, Johnson lapsed into a coma in his jail cell and died for lack of insulin.
    4. (now rare) Followed by with. Now rare as indicating direct cause.
      • 1600, William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing, Act III, Scene I:
        Therefore let Benedicke like covered fire, / Consume away in sighes, waste inwardly: / It were a better death, to die with mockes, / Which is as bad as die with tickling.
      • 1830, Joseph Smith, The Book of Mormon, Richards 1854, p. 337:
        And there were some who died with fevers, which at some seasons of the year was very frequent in the land.

    die (plural dies or dice)

    1. (plural: dice) A polyhedron, usually a cube, with numbers or symbols on each side and used in games of chance.
      • 1748. David Hume. Enquiry concerning the human understanding. In: Wikisource. Wikimedia: 2007. § 46.
        If a die were marked with one figure or number of spots on four sides, and with another figure or number of spots on the two remaining sides, it would be more probable, that the former would turn up than the latter ;
    2. (plural: dies) The cubical part of a pedestal, a plinth.
    3. (plural: dies) A device for cutting into a specified shape.
    4. (plural: dies) A mold for forming metal or plastic objects.
    5. (plural: dies) An embossed device used in stamping coins and medals.
    6. (plural: dice or dies) A fragment of a completed integrated circuit wafer, among those produced by fracturing the wafer as specified in its design, that includes a portion that (unless defective) can provide the electronic function for which it was designed, but whose further mechanical subdivision would irreversibly impair that function.

    die m. and f., pl.

    1. (relative) who, which, that
      Ik ken geen mensen die dat kunnen.
      Dont know any people who can do that.
      Oh, maar ik ken iemand die dat wel kan!
      Oh, but I know somebody who can!


    1. the (definite article)

    Definizione italiano>inglese die

      to stop living
      To cease to live.
      polyhedron used in games of chance
      An object with many (usually 6) faces, each with a different value, that is used in many games to randomly select a number.
      embossed device used in stamping
      device for cutting into a specified shape
      fragment of a completed integrated circuit wafer
      cubical part of a pedestral

    Altri significati:

    Traduzione 'veloce'

    morire |dado |conio |matrice |piastrina |cubo |plinto |cessare |crepà |decedere |estinguersi |finire |fustella |mancare |murì |perire |spegnersi |spirare |stampo |terminare |trafila |trapassare |

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