Ex·pire' transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Expired
; p. pr & verbal noun Expiring
.] [ Latin expirare
out + spirare
to breathe: confer Fr...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/E/91
Ex·pire' intransitive verb 1.
To emit the breath. 2.
To emit the last breath; to breathe out the life; to die; as, to expire
calmly; to expire
in agony. 3.
To come to an end; to cease; to terminate; to perish; to become extinct; as, the flame expired
; ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/E/91
1. To breathe out; to emit from the lungs; to throw out from the mouth or nostrils in the process of respiration; opposed to inspire. 'Anatomy exhibits the lungs in a continual motion of inspiring and expiring air.' (Harvey) 'This chafed the boar; his nostrils flames expire.' (Dryden) ... 2. To give forth insensibly or gently, as a fluid or vapor; ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
(ek-spīr´) to exhale. to die. to be no longer useful because of deterioration, such as a medication.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
• (v. i.) To emit the last breath; to breathe out the life; to die; as, to expire calmly; to expire in agony. • (v. i.) To emit the breath. • (v. i.) To come to an end; to cease; to terminate; to perish; to become extinct; as, the flame expired; his lease expires to-day; the month expired on Saturday. • (v. t.) To give forth ins...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/expire/
Former customer who is no longer an active buyer.Found on http://www.nmoa.org/Library/index.htm
Type: Term Pronunciation: ek-spīr′ Definitions: 1. To die. Synonyms: exhale1Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=31067
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