- intransitive To die.
#* 1719: w:Daniel Defoe|Daniel Defoe, w:Robinson Crusoe|Robinson Crusoe
#*: ...the ship struck upon a sand, and ... the sea broke over her in such a manner that we expected we should all have perished immediately; and we were immediately driven into our close quarters, to shelter us from the very foam and spray of the sea.
Old English: forweorÃ¾an
decease, pass away