What does the word dying mean?

Usage examples for dying

  1. Was Helen Perowne dying, and had Mr Perowne died in the night? – One Maid's Mischief by George Manville Fenn
  2. I heard that my mother was dying. – An Anarchist Woman by Hutchins Hapgood
  3. That's just what I'm dying to see. – The Awkward Age by Henry James