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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.
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