pass away

This page is about the euphemism pass away


to die

For example

  • Dad passed away, so I went back home for his funeral.

  • So sorry to hear about your sister passing away.

Also "pass on" and "pass" (mostly US English)

Quick Quiz

When my husband passed away, lots of people

a. waved goodbye

b. sent flowers

c. called him

Contributor: Matt Errey