die - dye

die - dye
These words are both pronounced .
Die is a verb. When a person, animal, or plant dies, they stop living. The other forms of `die' are dies, dying, died. See entries at ↑ die and ↑ dead.
Dye is both a noun and a verb. If you dye something such as hair or cloth, you change its colour by soaking it in a coloured liquid. This liquid is called a dye. The other forms of the verb `dye' are dyes, dyeing, dyed.

She mixed finely pounded indigo leaves to dye her cloth deep blue.

Dip them in a yellow dye.


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