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Definition of Perish

Perish v. i. means: To be destroyed; to pass away; to become nothing; to be lost; to die; hence, to wither; to waste away.

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Perish v. i. means: To be destroyed; to pass away; to become nothing; to be lost; to die; hence, to wither; to waste away.

Meaning of Perish

Perish (v. i.) means: To be destroyed; to pass away; to become nothing; to be lost; to die; hence, to wither; to waste away.

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Perish (v. t.): To cause perish.

Perishing (p. pr. & vb. n.): of Perish

Perished (imp. & p. p.): of Perish

Swelt (v. i.): To die; to perish.

Perisse (v. i.): To perish.

Starve (v. i.): To die; to perish.

Depart (v. i.): To pass away; to perish.

Starve (v. i.): To perish or die with cold.

Sterve (v. t. & i.): To die, or cause to die; to perish. See Starve.

Tyne (v. i.): To become lost; to perish.

Fail (v. i.): To perish; to die; -- used of a person.

Quail (v. i.): To die; to perish; hence, to wither; to fade.

Affamish (v. t. & i.): To afflict with, or perish from, hunger.

Corruptible (n.): That which may decay and perish; the human body.

Damp off (): To decay and perish through excessive moisture.

Spoil (v. t.): To cause to decay and perish; to corrput; to vitiate; to mar.

Rot (v. i.): Figuratively: To perish slowly; to decay; to die; to become corrupt.

Perish (v. i.): To be destroyed; to pass away; to become nothing; to be lost; to die; hence, to wither; to waste away.

Die (v. i.): To perish in any manner; to cease; to become lost or extinct; to be extinguished.

Spill (v. i.): To be destroyed, ruined, or wasted; to come to ruin; to perish; to waste.

Famish (v. i.): To suffer extreme hunger or thirst, so as to be exhausted in strength, or to come near to perish.

Wither (v. t.): To cause to languish, perish, or pass away; to blight; as, a reputation withered by calumny.

Go (v. i.): To pass away; to depart forever; to be lost or ruined; to perish; to decline; to decease; to die.

Boating (n.): In Persia, a punishment of capital offenders, by laying them on the back in a covered boat, where they are left to perish.

Oubliette (n.): A dungeon with an opening only at the top, found in some old castles and other strongholds, into which persons condemned to perpetual imprisonment, or to perish secretly, were thrust, or lured to fall.

Fade (a.): To become fade; to grow weak; to lose strength; to decay; to perish gradually; to wither, as a plant.

Ruin (v. i.): To fall to ruins; to go to ruin; to become decayed or dilapidated; to perish.

Swelter (v. i.): To be overcome and faint with heat; to be ready to perish with heat.

Starve (v. i.): To perish with hunger; to suffer extreme hunger or want; to be very indigent.

Expire (v. i.): To come to an end; to cease; to terminate; to perish; to become extinct; as, the flame expired; his lease expires to-day; the month expired on Saturday.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Perish

Meaning of Davy Jones’ (Locker)

Davy Jones’ (Locker) means: Another term dating back to Roderick Random (1751) Davy Jones is the sailors devil and the deep sea is his locker, the grave of those who perish at sea.

Meaning of Perish

Perish means: To cause perish.

Meaning of Perishing

Perishing means: of Perish

Meaning of Perished

Perished means: of Perish

Meaning of Swelt

Swelt means: To die; to perish.

Meaning of Perisse

Perisse means: To perish.

Meaning of Starve

Starve means: To die; to perish.

Meaning of Depart

Depart means: To pass away; to perish.

Meaning of Starve

Starve means: To perish or die with cold.

Meaning of Sterve

Sterve means: To die, or cause to die; to perish. See Starve.

Meaning of Tyne

Tyne means: To become lost; to perish.

Meaning of Fail

Fail means: To perish; to die; -- used of a person.

Meaning of Quail

Quail means: To die; to perish; hence, to wither; to fade.

Meaning of Affamish

Affamish means: To afflict with, or perish from, hunger.

Meaning of Corruptible

Corruptible means: That which may decay and perish; the human body.

Meaning of Damp off

Damp off means: To decay and perish through excessive moisture.


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