end (one's) life

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end (one's) life

1. To commit suicide. If you've had thoughts about ending your life, please seek help by calling a crisis hotline.
2. 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
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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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Shaking with fright and half suffocated by the poisonous breath of the monster, I came out of my tent and crawled down to the sea, feeling that it would be better to plunge from the cliffs and end my life at once than pass such another night of horror.
They told me that it was in this quarter, and I at once directed my course hither, intending to end my life here; but as I was making my way among these crags, my mule dropped dead through fatigue and hunger, or, as I think more likely, in order to have done with such a worthless burden as it bore in me.