[ US /ɪkˈspaɪɹ/ ]
[ UK /ɛkspˈa‍ɪ‍ə/ ]
  1. pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
    The children perished in the fire
    She died from cancer
    The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102
    The patient went peacefully
  2. lose validity
    My passports expired last month
  3. expel air
    Exhale when you lift the weight
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How To Use expire In A Sentence

  • Our present lease on the flat expires next month.
  • These clubs often wait for a contract to expire before signing a player, in order to eliminate any transfer fee involved.
  • If the time expires then the ball passes over to the opposition, as it does if the team in possession commits a foul.
  • The levy expires at the end of this year unless agreement is reached on extending it. Times, Sunday Times
  • On the plus side, the fact that I'm here means I didn't expire in a blazing fireball.
  • His Soviet exit visa would eventually expire.
  • The reader does not disclose the term of the original lease which expired on 25 March 1991.
  • But, with resources draining away and the lease on the building set to expire in June, the board of trustees decided to make the youth workers redundant and close the club down in March.
  • However, the foreign earnings deduction, which is due to expire at the end of this month did not receive a reprieve.
  • I was on a three-year contract that expired last week.
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