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Kick the bucket   /kɪk ðə bˈəkət/   Listen
Kick the bucket

verb
1.
Pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life.  Synonyms: buy the farm, cash in one's chips, choke, conk, croak, decease, die, drop dead, exit, expire, give-up the ghost, go, pass, pass away, perish, pop off, snuff it.  "The children perished in the fire" , "The patient went peacefully" , "The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102"






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Words linked to "Kick the bucket" :   abort, starve, change state, predecease, conk out, give way, fail, buy it, suffocate, break, be born, give out, fall, drown, turn, famish, yield, go bad, succumb, stifle, break down, asphyxiate, pip out



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