Perish

Definition of Perish

Per´ish
v. i.1.To be destroyed; to pass away; to become nothing; to be lost; to die; hence, to wither; to waste away.
[imp. & p. p. Perished ; p. pr. & vb. n. Perishing.]
I perish with hunger!
- Luke xv. 17.
Grow up and perish, as the summer fly.
- Milton.
The thoughts of a soul that perish in thinking.
- Locke.
v. t.1.To cause perish.

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