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Definition of "pass away" [pass away]

  • To die. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "pass away" in a sentence
  • "At all events, Caesar became interested in the scenes and enjoyments of Nicomedes's court, and allowed the time to pass away without forming any plans for returning to Rome."
  • ""It came to the Stewarts through Marjorie Bruce, and he fears it will pass away through what is the Princess's name?""
  • "But all civilisations pass away and, even while they remain, inflict peculiar sufferings of their own probably sufficient to outweigh what alleviations they may have brought to the normal pains of man.2"