What is the opposite of live?

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Verb
Opposite of to be alive at a specified time
“We will all perish eventually, so live every day as if it is your last.”
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Opposite of to have as a home, usually in a given place or location
“Tracy would leave the small town in a fast car towards the big city lights.”
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Opposite of to survive, especially through work or employment
“It was the modern Great Depression, and Jonas, much like his peers, knew he would have to suffer the fate of unemployment.”
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Opposite of to go through an experience
“The triplets would rather sit and idle at home than to experience the grandeur of the outside world.”
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Opposite of to have an exciting or fulfilling life
“When he saw little signs of rescue, he began to lose heart, become torpid, and languish.”
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Opposite of to spend one's life in a given manner
“It would be imprudent to waste one's life on vices.”
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Opposite of to stay or rent accommodation at a place
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Opposite of to last for a long time
“Most of the seeds would eventually perish, lost on fruitless trajectories, or drawn into gravitational eddies.”
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Opposite of to be living a particular way of life
“I shun the hectic life which is why I moved to the country.”
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Opposite of to have as a home
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(of a person or species) Opposite of to continue to live, especially in spite of danger or hardship
“They accept the fact that they signed up to be warriors, and warriors fight, and often die fighting.”
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Opposite of to have existence or life
“We cannot live on the sun, but who knows if other entities can.”
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Opposite of to make one's permanent home somewhere
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Opposite of to persist in a given state or position despite adversity
“It may have been only the disciplinary problem that led the twenty-year-old Thoreau to quit.”
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Opposite of to succeed, survive, or manage, at least at a minimal level
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Opposite of to have as one's home
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Opposite of to engage in fun, excitement or revelry
Adjective
Opposite of having life or being alive
“The hungry vultures honed in on a dead carcass at the bottom of the ravine.”
Adjective
(of a question or subject) Opposite of being of current or continuing interest and importance
“Free education was once a dead issue that must be raised again as it is pertinent to our children's futures.”
Adjective
(of a broadcast) Opposite of transmitted at the time of occurrence
“Their morning show was a recorded broadcast from previous months.”
Adjective
(of a wire or device) Opposite of electrically charged or energized
“What you have here is a discharged device, which would explain why it failed to function.”
Adjective
(usually of coals) Opposite of burning or glowing
“All that remained after the delectable lamb spit was dead coal.”
Adjective
Opposite of of, containing, or using undetonated explosive
“He stepped quickly and adeptly around the dormant mines, reaching the outpost in a matter of minutes.”
Adjective
Opposite of alive and experiencing sensation, thought, or feeling
Adjective
(biology, chemistry) Opposite of relating to or derived from living matter
“Like all plant materials, tobacco contains minerals and other inorganic constituents.”
Adjective
Opposite of of undisputed origin or authorship
“When he was seventeen, Homer bought some very good beer with his fake identification.”
Adjective
Opposite of existing at the present time
“They never invaded, but Napoleon's troops received careful and invaluable training for future military operations.”
Adjective
Opposite of open for business
“They will understandably be disappointed to find out that the amusement park will be closed for good next month.”
Adverb
Opposite of present in a physical body, in full view
Adverb
Opposite of in operation
“Keep it turned off for the time being while we repair it.”
Adverb
Opposite of taking place on the part of a stage that is visible to the audience
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