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Definition of Perish

Perish

  1. To be destroyed; to pass away; to become nothing; to be lost; to die; hence, to wither; to waste away.
  2. To cause perish.

Perish Quotations

We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

For God so loved the World that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.
Jesus Christ

Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature's inexorable imperative.
H. G. Wells

That we we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain - that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom - and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.
Abraham Lincoln

When friendship disappears then there is a space left open to that awful loneliness of the outside world which is like the cold space between the planets. It is an air in which men perish utterly.
Hilaire Belloc
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Perish Translations

perish in Dutch is creperen, ondergaan, omkomen
perish in Finnish is tuhoutua
perish in German is umkommen
perish in Latin is abolesco, pereo
perish in Spanish is perecer
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