Synonyms for perish:
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
die, decline, decay (verb)
curdle, starve, die off, biodegrade, predecease.
go away, slip away.
Usage examples for perish:
- Planted in coarse earth, they will not vegetate; planted near the surface in a dry time, they usually perish. - "Soil Culture", J. H. Walden.
- Then it became evident that she must soon break up, and her crew perish. - "Charlie to the Rescue", R.M. Ballantyne.
- For she will never love me and I shall certainly perish in this fight, being alone against so many. - "Khaled, A Tale of Arabia", F. Marion Crawford.