英 [ˈperɪʃ] 美 [ˈperɪʃ]
第三人称单数： perishes 现在分词： perishing 过去式： perished 过去分词： perished
1.[V] (formal or literary) (of people or animals 人或动物) 死亡；暴死
to die, especially in a sudden violent way
A family of four perished in the fire.
2.[V] (formal) 丧失；湮灭；毁灭
to be lost or destroyed
Early buildings were made of wood and have perished.
3.[V , VN] (BrE) （使橡胶等）老化，脆裂
if a material such as rubber perishes or is perished , it becomes damaged, weaker or full of holes
1.More than 200 people have perished in east African floods and mudslides since the beginning of the rain season, which is far from over.
2.Obviously the plaster's just perished and all fallen off
3.Civilizations do eventually decline and perish.
4.Their tyres are slowly perishing.
5.We don't have a computer ( perish the thought) and have only recently bought an electric typewriter.
6.Your bodies and names will perish, but the river will flow on for ever--the names of mediocre writers will be forgottern, but those of the great masters will live.
7.Crowns and thrones may perish.
8.I will perish, but it is my choice.
9.But Libya will always be ours, even if we perish!
10.Many soldiers perish in battle.