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pass away

Meaning: If someone passes away, they die.

Synonym: die, pass on

For example:

  • pass away Our chairman passed away yesterday, and his funeral will be held next Friday.

  • pass away Olivia told us she wanted her body to be cremated after she passed away.

Quick Quiz:

After Ted passed away, he
  1. kept going for a while
  2. was buried by his wife
  3. arranged his funeral

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