Definition of Die out

1. Verb. Become extinct. "Dinosaurs died out"

Exact synonyms: Die Off
Generic synonyms: Disappear, Go Away, Vanish

2. Verb. Cut or shape with a die. "Die out leather for belts"
Exact synonyms: Die
Generic synonyms: Cut Out
Derivative terms: Die, Die

Definition of Die out

1. Verb. (idiomatic) To become extinct ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Die Out

die
die-cast
die-hard
die-hard(a)
die-off
die-offs
die-sinker
die away
die back
die down
die hard
die in the arse
die off
die on the vine
die out (current term)
dieb
dieback
diebacks
diebs
diecast
diecasting
diecasts
diecious
died
died on the vine
diedral
diedrals
diedre
diedres

Literary usage of Die out

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Growth of British Policy: An Historical Essay by John Robert Seeley (1895)
"This period saw on the one side the House of Philip II die out and the Spanish Habsburgs give place to the House of Bourbon; on the other side it saw the ..."

2. A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers by Henry David Thoreau (1873)
"atable varieties die out, and have their period. Thig is that mankind. How cheap must be the material of which so many men are made. ..."

3. The Origin and Growth of the English Constitution: An Historical Treatise by Hannis Taylor (1898)
"... Primary as- blies died out and were succeeded by representative assem- die out blies founded on the principle of estates. ..."

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