Definition of Expiry

1. Noun. A coming to an end of a contract period. "The expiry of his driver's license"

Exact synonyms: Expiration, Termination
Generic synonyms: End, Ending
Derivative terms: Expire



2. Noun. The event of dying or departure from life. "Upon your decease the capital will pass to your grandchildren"
Exact synonyms: Death, Decease
Generic synonyms: Alteration, Change, Modification
Specialized synonyms: Crucifixion
Specialized synonyms: Fatality, Human Death, Martyrdom, Megadeath, Departure, Exit, Expiration, Going, Loss, Passing, Release, Wrongful Death
Antonyms: Birth
Derivative terms: Die, Die, Decease

Definition of Expiry

1. n. Expiration.

Definition of Expiry

1. Noun. (British) end, termination, expiration ¹

2. Noun. (British) death ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Expiry

1. a termination [n -RIES] - See also: termination

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Expiry

expiratory reserve volume
expiratory resistance
expiratory stridor
expire
expired
expired gas
expiree
expirees
expirer
expirers
expires
expirest
expireth
expiries
expiring
expiry (current term)
expiscate
expiscation
expiscations
expiscatory
explain
explain'd
explain away
explainability
explainable
explained
explained away
explainer
explainers
explainin'

Literary usage of Expiry

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1. A Handbook of Prescription According to the Law of Scotlandby John Hepburn Millar, Mark Napier by John Hepburn Millar, Mark Napier (1893)
"Lindsay.2 Decree of adjudication, in short, without declarator of expiry of the legal, is simply a pignus praetorium? The principles applied by the Court to ..."

2. The Scots Digest of Scots Appeals in the House of Lords from 1707 and of the by Robert Candlish Henderson, Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords (1908)
"Redemption and Legal — expiry of Legal — Eight Redeemable — Prescriptive Possession—ВШ by Married Woman.—A 82. Redemption and Legal —expiry of Legal — Right ..."

3. The Land-systems of British India: Being a Manual of the Land-tenures and of by Baden Henry Baden-Powell (1892)
"... and on the expiry of the term, the same assessments were continued for another five years, and this brought up the time of expiry to 1822-1826 for both ..."

4. Ruling Cases by Irving Browne, Leonard Augustus Jones, James Tower Keen, Edward Manson, John Melville Gould (1898)
"ON the expiry of the notice the tenancy is at an end; and if the tenant holds ... Distress for Rent after expiry of Notice. [280] Four trustees were joint ..."

5. Educational Leaflets (1908)
"LAPSES AND TERMINATIONS BY expiry. It should be noted here that some companies give an extended insurance surrender value at the end of the first year, ..."

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