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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Perish  \Per"ish\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Perished};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Perishing}.]  [OE.  perissen,  perisshen  F.  p['e]rir,  p. 
  pr  p['e]rissant,  L.  perire  to  go  or  run  through  come  to 
  nothing,  perish;  per  through  +  ire  to  go  Cf  {Issue},  and 
  see  {-ish}.] 
  To  be  destroyed;  to  pass  away  to  become  nothing;  to  be  lost; 
  to  die;  hence  to  wither;  to  waste  away 
  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. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Perish  \Per"ish\,  v.  t. 
  To  cause  perish.  [Obs.]  --Bacon. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  v  :  pass  from  physical  life  and  lose  all  all  bodily  attributes 
  and  functions  necessary  to  sustain  life;  "She  died  from 
  cancer";  "They  children  perished  in  the  fire";  "The 
  patient  went  peacefully"  [syn:  {die},  {decease},  {go},  {exit}, 
  {pass  away},  {expire}]  [ant:  {be  born}] 

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