die off Meaning, definition in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "die off" - English Dictionary

See all translations

die off

phrasal verb with die uk   us   /daɪ/ verb [I] (present participle dying, past tense and past participle died)
If a group of plants, animals, or people dies off, all of that group dies over a period of time.
Translations of “die off”
in Chinese (Traditional) 相繼死去, 全部死掉…
in Russian вымирать…
in Turkish nesli tükenmek, birer birer yok olmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 相继死去, 全部死掉…
in Polish wymierać…
(Definition of die off from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of die off?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “die off” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
the real McCoy

the original or best example of something

Word of the Day

July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
by Liz Walter,
July 01, 2015
With the USA’s Independence Day on the 4th and France’s Bastille Day on the 14th, July certainly has a revolutionary theme, so this blog looks at words and phrases we use to talk about the dramatic and nation-changing events that these days celebrate. In particular, it focuses on one of the most

Read More 

generation pause noun
generation pause noun
July 06, 2015
informal young adults who are not able to do things previously typical for their age group such as buy a home or start a family because of lack of money Meanwhile, a new study released last week revealed a quarter of Brits believe they’ll never own a property, leading them to be

Read More