Definition of Expired

1. Adjective. Having come to an end or become void after passage of a period of time. "Caught driving with an expired license"

Similar to: Invalid, Terminated
Antonyms: Unexpired



Definition of Expired

1. Verb. (past of expire) ¹

2. Adjective. that is no longer valid ¹

3. Adjective. that has been breathed out ¹

4. Adjective. dead ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Expired

1. expire [v] - See also: expire

Lexicographical Neighbors of Expired

expiditing
expilator
expilators
expirable
expirant
expirants
expiration
expirations
expiratory
expiratory centre
expiratory dyspnea
expiratory reserve volume
expiratory resistance
expiratory stridor
expire
expired (current term)
expired gas
expiree
expirees
expirer
expirers
expires
expirest
expireth
expiries
expiring
expiry
expiscate
expiscation
expiscations

Literary usage of Expired

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

1. A Text-book of physiology: For Medical Students and Physicians by William Henry Howell (1907)
"The Inspired and the expired Air.—The inspired air, atmospheric air, ... The expired air varies in composition with the depth of the expiration and, ..."

2. A Manual of Physiology: A Text-book for Students of Medicine by Gerald Francis Yeo (1888)
"expired AIR. The following are the notable characters in the tidal air on its leaving the air passages :— 1. It is rich in CO2, containing in quiet ..."

3. The History of the Reformation of the Church of England by Gilbert Burnet, Edward Nares (1843)
"\av. that they n;licr my Lord Protector in England, or you but for a Year, and now are they expired ; and br the sooner dispatched, ..."

4. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1879)
"The volume of air expired in the case of the guide exhibits a similar change ... The total mean volume of air expired per minute, at every station (the foot ..."

5. The First Part of the Institutes of the Laws of England, Or, A Commentary ...by Edward Coke, Thomas Littleton, Francis Hargrave, Charles Butler, Matthew Hale, Heneage Finch Nottingham by Edward Coke, Thomas Littleton, Francis Hargrave, Charles Butler, Matthew Hale, Heneage Finch Nottingham (1817)
"... is expired by his privation or death. " By his privation, or by his death." Note, that privation L' here resembled to death, and so is translation also. ..."

6. Collections by Minisink Valley Historical Society, Connecticut Historical Society (1882)
"He was last because he staid to see his daughter baptised. Bror expired before these three arrived. Wednesday is apointed for the Funeral at first, ..."

7. Journal by Indiana, Indiana General Assembly. Senate, General Assembly (1915)
"ley L. Montgomery was employed as doorkeeper in his place; the term of employment of the said Harley L. Montgomery expired on the 5th day of February ..."

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