expire

01. Your visa will [expire] in a couple of weeks, so you'd better get it renewed.
02. What is the [expiry] date on your credit card?
03. I got a notice in the mail that my driver's license is about to [expire], so I'm going to get it renewed at the motor vehicle branch this afternoon.
04. This bread isn't fresh; the [expiry] date was two days ago.
05. U.N. officials are meeting with delegates from both sides of the conflict in an attempt to begin negotiations before the [expiration] of the deadline for reaching an agreement.
06. While travelling, I met a guy who had been living in Israel for more than 2 years after his passport [expired].
07. The old man finally [expired] after a lengthy illness.
08. With the U.N. secretary-general's appointment about to [expire], a number of names have been put forward as possible successors.
09. If your visa [expires] before you go home, you will have to leave the country to renew it.
10. Poet Edward Young wrote, "On the soft bed of luxury most kingdoms have [expired]."
11. There is a Danish proverb which states that slander [expires] at a good woman's door.
12. Our subscription to Maclean's magazine has [expired]. Do you want to renew it?
13. In 1997, Britain's lease on Hong Kong [expired], and the former colony was returned to China.
14. In August of 1914, Germany invaded Belgium, and when London's ultimatum to Berlin to withdraw [expired], Britain declared war on Germany.

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  • expiré — expiré, ée (èk spi ré, rée) part. passé. 1°   Expulsé du poumon. De l air expiré. 2°   Mort. •   S il paraît quelque mieux dans l état du malade.... dès qu il est expiré, la douleur éclate par les cris et les sanglots, BOSSUET Pensées chrét. 38.… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Expire — Ex*pire , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Expired}; p. pr & vb. n. {Expiring}.] [L. expirare, exspirare, expiratum, exspiratum; ex out + spirare to breathe: cf. F. expirer. See {Spirit}.] 1. To breathe out; to emit from the lungs; to throw out from the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Expire — Ex*pire , v. i. 1. To emit the breath. [1913 Webster] 2. To emit the last breath; to breathe out the life; to die; as, to expire calmly; to expire in agony. [1913 Webster] 3. To come to an end; to cease; to terminate; to perish; to become… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • expiré — ⇒EXPIRÉ, ÉE, part. passé et adj. I. Part. passé de expirer. II. Emploi adj. [Correspond à expirer B] A. [Le déterminé désigne un animé] Rare, littér. Qui a rendu son dernier soupir, qui a cessé d être. Mes amis expirés. Synon. décédé, mort; anton …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • expire — c.1400, to die, from M.Fr. expirer (12c.) expire, elapse, from L. expirare/exspirare breathe out, breathe one s last, die, from ex out (see EX (Cf. ex )) + spirare to breathe (see SPIRIT (Cf. spirit)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • expire — [v1] come to an end bite the dust*, buy it*, cash in chips*, cease, close, conclude, croak*, decease, depart, die, elapse, end, finish, go, kick the bucket*, lapse, pass, pass away, pass on, pass over, perish, quit, run out, stop, strike out*,… …   New thesaurus

  • expire — I verb animam edere, become void, cease, cease to be, close, come to a close, come to an end, conclude, decease, depart, die, die away, die out, disappear, discontinue, draw to a close, elapse, end, exspirare, fade away, finish, go, lapse, pass,… …   Law dictionary

  • expire — *pass, pass away, elapse Analogous words: end, terminate, *close: cease, discontinue (see STOP) Contrasted words: *begin, commence, start …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • expire — ► VERB 1) (of a document or agreement) come to the end of the period of validity. 2) (of a period of time) come to an end. 3) (of a person) die. 4) technical exhale (air) from the lungs. DERIVATIVES expiration noun expiratory adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • expire — [ek spīr′, ikspīr′] vt. expired, expiring [ME expiren < L exspirare < ex , out + spirare, to breathe: see SPIRIT] 1. to breathe out (air from the lungs) 2. Obs. to give off (an odor, etc.) vi. 1. to breathe out air 2 …   English World dictionary

  • expire — Situation in which the expiration date for an option passes without the option being exercised or offset. Chicago Mercantile Exchange Glossary * * * expire ex‧pire [ɪkˈspaɪə ǁ ˈspaɪr] verb [intransitive] 1. LAW if an official document such as a… …   Financial and business terms


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