end (one's) life

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end (one's) life

To spend one's final days in a particular way or place. I've already told my kids that I don’t want to end my life in a nursing home.
See also: end, life

ˌend your ˈdays/ˈlife (in something)

spend the last part of your life in a particular state or place: He ended his days in poverty.
See also: days, end, life
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Supporters believe aid-in-dying laws are important for terminal patients because they provide an option to end life on their terms, rather than in a hospital or hospice setting.
For example, properly qualified and experienced doctors are well-positioned to assess whether patients have the capacity to understand that they are making the decision to end life and whether they are making these decisions of their own free will.
I was getting questions about what it is and is it going to end life on Earth?
It's gritty look at East End life in the 50s is harsh enough with the dire poverty and over-crowding, but add in screaming women in labour - without any pain relief - and it starts looking like a vision of hell.
Relatives agreed to end life support and he died in hospital on March 1 this year.
Ian Rickson's superb production of "The Seagull," a masterly blend of absurd humor and tender pain headlined by Kristin Scott Thomas in gloriously imperious form, played to capacity at the Royal Court but will not have further West End life.
Loss of consortium does not equate with a right to end life support.
To view the East End through the prism of anti-Semitism does not help us to understand the place of Jews in East End life, particularly in the interwar period.
Fujitsu got out of' the desktop drive business, which will end life within the next few months.
Attempting to justify his "pro-life" position to "encourage research on embryonic stem cells that already exist," Bush stated: "While it is unethical to end life in medical research, it is ethical to benefit from research where life and death decisions have already been made.
It has been estimated that we need to make major lifestyle changes in the next thirty years or it may be too late to reverse the course of environmental decline that will end life as we know it.
There are societies here and there that do not put up roadblocks when a person decides to end life.
The Glasgow-based Sunday Herald was the winner in the category and the other runner-up was the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, which publishes East End Life.
The paint was specially designed with rust inhibitors to prolong the end life of the entire product.