French translation of 'perish'
- (= die)
⇒ the ferry disaster in which 193 passengers perished
le naufrage du ferry dans lequel 193 passagers ont péri
⇒ Most of the butterflies perish in the first frosts of autumn.
La plupart des papillons meurent lors des premières gelées d'automne.
- [rubber, tyre]
perish the thought! (rejecting an idea)
Dieu m'en préserve!
Example Sentences Including 'perish'
It came from the United States with their `publish or perish " of the Sixties.A Death in Time
He no longer had any doubt about his duty: he must rescue his master or perish in the attempt.THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)
Perhaps, after all, he had not returned into the Domus Mundi to perish , as least not yet.SACRAMENT (2001)
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Translation of perish from the Collins English to French Dictionary