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

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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According to them, the ban will not tackle suicide as there are other ways to end one's life.
Despite all this, one wonders that the phenomenon of suicide attack today seems to be more associated with Muslims than those non-believers to whom suicide is neither a crime, nor a sin, but a socially accepted and often venerated form of death one voluntarily chooses to end one's life with or without any apparent reason.
He knows firsthand the struggles that can lead to attempting to end one's life.
The 50th challenge is apparently to end one's life. If a player tries to withdraw, s/he is threatened that a bigger harm will befall the whole family.
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. We have consistently adopted the well-established distinction between refusing life-sustaining treatment and assisted suicide.
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. As if that was not enough, Steven had started to experience excruciating headaches.
" 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. He was a frequent visitor to our committee hearings and followed our work closely online.
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. Darwinism is, after all, not proven to be correct (leaving aside other considerations than Darwinism's truth, on the basis of which such a course of action may also be advisable).
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.