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Verb: give-up the ghost
  1. Pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
    - die, decease, perish, go, exit, pass away, expire, pass, kick the bucket, cash in one's chips, buy the farm [N. Amer], conk, drop dead, pop off, choke, croak, snuff it, pop one's clogs

Type of: change state, turn