pass away
Verb

pass away

  1. (euphemism, idiom) To die.
    After a long battle with cancer, the professor passed away yesterday.
    • 1922, Margery Williams, The Velveteen Rabbit
      He was wise, for he had seen a long succession of mechanical toys arrive to boast and swagger, and by-and-by break their mainsprings and pass away.
  2. (obsolete) To spend; to waste.
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