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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Robert has that kind of God complex whereby, you know, a centimetre either way can end somebody's life, and you have to have a certain degree of conceited arrogance to be able to do that sort of thing.
"If there's lessons to be learned now then obviously lessons will be learned but you must remember that members of the Garda Siochana, like any other profession, went to work and had to make a decision to end somebody's life. That's not an easy thing to do."
I know there is no reason to end somebody's life, and I will regret it for the rest of my life.