Definition of Perishes

1. Verb. (third-person singular of perish) ¹



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Definition of Perishes

1. perish [v] - See also: perish

Lexicographical Neighbors of Perishes

periselectivity
periselene
periseptal annulus
perish
perish the thought
perishabilities
perishability
perishable
perishableness
perishablenesses
perishables
perishably
perished
perisher
perishers
perishes (current term)
perishest
perisheth
perishing
perishingly
perishment
perishments
perisht
perisigmoiditis
perisinuous
perisinusoidal
perisinusoidal space
perisoma
perisomata
perisomatic

Literary usage of Perishes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Treatise of Human Nature by David Hume (1874)
"... real essence of things, according to Locke, perishes with them, yet is immutable. 105. All that is gained, then, by the conversion of the feeling of ..."

2. The History of the Roman Emperors: From Augustus to Constantine by Jean Baptiste Louis Crévier, John Mills (1814)
"L. Pris- cus joins them, causes himself to be proclaimed emperor, and perishes. Decius the younger is sent by his father against the Goths. ..."

3. Publications by Oriental Translation Fund (1843)
"... attached ils destiny to every thing that appeared, and that now, without God's taking any active part in it, every thing exists or perishes. ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... it is also in great part dispensable; it perishes by supersession, what is valuable in the work or possession of one century being constantly absorbed, ..."

5. The History of England, from the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Revolution by David Hume, Tobias George Smollett (1825)
"Sir John Balchen perishes at sea—§ XVIII. Revolution in the British ministry. Session of parliament—§ XIX. Death of the emperor Charles VII. ..."

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