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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The 50th challenge is apparently to end one's life.
The judges wrote Contrary to plaintiffs' claim, we have never defined one's right to choose among medical treatments, or to refuse life-saving medical treatments, to include any broader "right to die" or still broader right to obtain assistance from another to end one's life.
While NSSI is theoretically distinct from suicide in that it is not intended to end one's life but rather to relieve anxiety --emotional distress--its relationship to suicide is more complex than this distinction would suggest.
Reciprocity, reproductive constraint, and the right to end one's life on one's own terms are some of the issues Gomez deftly explores, and she does so in part by writing a vampire story that is also a piece of speculative fiction.
They take away the joy of living and replace it with a desire to end one's life.
The right to end one's life is important but sensitive and needs to be debated by all stakeholders.
He has become involved in the dying with dignity movement, and despite his extremely limited mobility he often participates in our public debate on the right to end one's life.
If a patient or injured person may not get fresh blood during an emergency then the situation may lead to end one's life or create a complicated situation.
This does not mean that one should necessarily end one's life.
What I wanted to write down was how to end one's life as an actor.
Individual choice to end one's life is also controversial.
Assisted suicide', as the practice is called and which EXIT International enables, is the subject of unresolved debate the world over, with opinion sharply divided over whether a person has the right to end one's life.
This is a grave mistake because what is meant by execution is to end one's life not to torture him,' he told the pan-Arab station from Bahrain.