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expire

 [ek-spīr´]
1. to exhale.
2. to die.
3. to be no longer useful because of deterioration, such as a medication.

ex·pire

(ek-spīr'),
1. Synonym(s): exhale (1)
2. To die.

expire

/ex·pire/ (ek-spi´er)
1. to exhale.
2. to die.

expire

(ĭk-spīr′)
v. ex·pired, ex·piring, ex·pires
v.intr.
1. To breathe one's last breath; die: The patient expired early this morning.
2. To exhale; breathe out.

expire

[ikspī′ər]
Etymology: L, expirare, to breathe out
1 also called exhale, to breathe out.
2 to die.

expire

verb Physiology To exhale. See Exhalation Vox populiTo die.

ex·pire

(eks-pīr')
1. Synonym(s): exhale (1) .
2. To die.
3. pharm To pass the expiration date.
See also: expiration date

expire

1. to breathe out.
2. to die.
References in classic literature ?
The expiring Wolfert seemed to step back from the threshold of existence; his eyes again lighted up; he raised himself in his bed, shoved back his red worsted nightcap, and stared broadly at the lawyer.
A faint flash of light leaped up from the expiring candle, and showed Mercy crouching on the chest, with her elbows on her knees, and her face hidden in her hands.
Can I view thee panting, lying On thy stomach, without sighing; Can I unmoved see thee dying On a log Expiring frog
Say, have fiends in shape of boys, With wild halloo, and brutal noise, Hunted thee from marshy joys, With a dog, Expiring frog
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So those tenants whose leases would be expiring in November should be sent renewal leases now.