|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
I perish with hunger!
Grow up and perish, as the summer fly.
The thoughts of a soul that perish in thinking.
|v. t.||1.||To cause perish.|
TO PERISH. To come to an end; to cease to be; to die.
2. What has never existed cannot be said to have perished.
3. When two or more persons die by the same accident, as a shipwreck, no presumption arises that one perished before the other. Vide Death. Survivorship.
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