expired


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ex·pire

 (ĭk-spīr′)
v. ex·pired, ex·pir·ing, ex·pires
v.intr.
1. To come to an end; terminate: My membership in the club has expired.
2. To breathe one's last breath; die: The patient expired early this morning.
3. To exhale; breathe out.
v.tr.
1. To breathe (something) out.
2. Archaic To give (something) off.

[Middle English expiren, from Old French expirer, from Latin exspīrāre : ex-, ex- + spīrāre, to breathe.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.expired - having come to an end or become void after passage of a period of time; "an expired passport"; "caught driving with an expired license"
unexpired - not having come to an end or been terminated by passage of time; "elected to fill the senator's unexpired term"; "an unexpired driver's license"
Translations
mrtvý
død
erääntynytumpeutunut
mrtav
halott
matitinggal
mort
References in classic literature ?
For did ye three but once take the full-forced shock, then mine own electric thing, that had perhaps expired from out me.
And six dollars and sixty-five cents was hardly too much for a man to keep a family on, considering the fact that the price of dressed meat had increased nearly fifty per cent in the last five years, while the price of "beef on the hoof" had decreased as much, it would have seemed that the packers ought to be able to pay it; but the packers were unwilling to pay it--they rejected the union demand, and to show what their purpose was, a week or two after the agreement expired they put down the wages of about a thousand men to sixteen and a half cents, and it was said that old man Jones had vowed he would put them to fifteen before he got through.
For instance: The prisoner must pay, for the "privilege" of entering, a sum equivalent to 20 cents of our money; for the privilege of leaving, when his term had expired, 20 cents; for every day spent in the prison, 12 cents; for fire and light,
Giles Hicks, living but a short distance from where I used to live, murdered my wife's cousin, a young girl between fifteen and six- teen years of age, mangling her person in the most horrible manner, breaking her nose and breastbone with a stick, so that the poor girl expired in a few hours afterward.
At length, when the term of my visit was nearly expired, it was given out that Peggotty and Mr.
But the old man was at his last gasp, and had barely murmured his confession of faith when he expired.
As they were gazing at it, it suddenly split with a loud noise, and at the same moment the Wicked Queen expired.
I sent my servant to fetch water with the utmost expedition, for there was none near, and happily baptised the child before it expired.
The time of the original patents had expired, and the Bell Companies found themselves freed from the expense of litigation only to be snarled up in a tangle of duplication.
This decease was doubted in the house of the receiver-general; but at the Prefecture it was authenticated that the poor beast had expired as she turned into the courtyard of the hotel Cormon, with such velocity had the old maid flown to meet her husband.
I do not believe you," cried the soldier, and he expired amid horrible tortures.
This fortnight expired, he decided that the inspector would do nothing until his return to Paris, and that he would not reach there until his circuit was finished, he therefore fixed three months; three months passed away, then six more.