Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun expiration

3 senses of expiration

Sense 1
termination, expiration, expiry -- (a coming to an end of a contract period; "the expiry of his driver's license")
       => end, ending -- (the point in time at which something ends; "the end of the year"; "the ending of warranty period")

Sense 2
passing, loss, departure, exit, expiration, going, release -- (euphemistic expressions for death; "thousands mourned his passing")
       => death, decease, expiry -- (the event of dying or departure from life; "her death came as a terrible shock"; "upon your decease the capital will pass to your grandchildren")

Sense 3
exhalation, expiration, breathing out -- (the act of expelling air from the lungs)
       => breath -- (the process of taking in and expelling air during breathing; "he took a deep breath and dived into the pool"; "he was fighting to his last breath")

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