die by (something)

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die by (something)

To die from a particular cause. That neighborhood is very dangerous, and I don't want you to die by gunshot!
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die by something

to perish by a particular cause or device. (Often refers to execution as a death sentence.) He died by electrocution. She was condemned to die by hanging.
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Still, he is deeply critical of attempts to deal with the crises surrounding the care of the dying by introducing assisted suicide.