parch


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parch

 (pärch)
v. parched, parch·ing, parch·es
v.tr.
1. To make extremely dry, especially by exposure to heat: The midsummer sun parched the earth. See Synonyms at dry.
2. To dry or roast (corn, for example) by exposing to heat.
v.intr.
To become very dry.

[Middle English parchen.]

parch

(pɑːtʃ)
vb
1. to deprive or be deprived of water; dry up: the sun parches the fields.
2. (Physiology) (tr; usually passive) to make very thirsty: I was parched after the run.
3. (Cookery) (tr) to roast (corn, etc) lightly
[C14: of obscure origin]

parch

(pɑrtʃ)

v.t.
1. to make extremely or completely dry, as heat, sun, and wind do.
2. to make thirsty.
3. to dry (beans, grain, etc.) by exposure to heat without burning.
4. to dry or shrivel with cold.
v.i.
5. to suffer from heat, thirst, or need of water.
6. to undergo drying by heat.
[1350–1400; Middle English perchen, of uncertain orig.]

parch


Past participle: parched
Gerund: parching

Imperative
parch
parch
Present
I parch
you parch
he/she/it parches
we parch
you parch
they parch
Preterite
I parched
you parched
he/she/it parched
we parched
you parched
they parched
Present Continuous
I am parching
you are parching
he/she/it is parching
we are parching
you are parching
they are parching
Present Perfect
I have parched
you have parched
he/she/it has parched
we have parched
you have parched
they have parched
Past Continuous
I was parching
you were parching
he/she/it was parching
we were parching
you were parching
they were parching
Past Perfect
I had parched
you had parched
he/she/it had parched
we had parched
you had parched
they had parched
Future
I will parch
you will parch
he/she/it will parch
we will parch
you will parch
they will parch
Future Perfect
I will have parched
you will have parched
he/she/it will have parched
we will have parched
you will have parched
they will have parched
Future Continuous
I will be parching
you will be parching
he/she/it will be parching
we will be parching
you will be parching
they will be parching
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been parching
you have been parching
he/she/it has been parching
we have been parching
you have been parching
they have been parching
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been parching
you will have been parching
he/she/it will have been parching
we will have been parching
you will have been parching
they will have been parching
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been parching
you had been parching
he/she/it had been parching
we had been parching
you had been parching
they had been parching
Conditional
I would parch
you would parch
he/she/it would parch
we would parch
you would parch
they would parch
Past Conditional
I would have parched
you would have parched
he/she/it would have parched
we would have parched
you would have parched
they would have parched
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.parch - cause to wither or parch from exposure to heat; "The sun parched the earth"
dry, dry out - remove the moisture from and make dry; "dry clothes"; "dry hair"

parch

verb
To make or become free of moisture:
Translations
يَسْفَع، يُحَمِّص
sežehnout
afsvideudtørre
kiszárít
òurrka upp
išdegintasištroškęssukepęs
kveldētsvilināt
kavurup kurutmak

parch

[pɑːtʃ]
A. VTsecar, resecar, agostar
B. VIsecarse

parch

[ˈpɑːrtʃ] vtdessécher

parch

parch

[pɑːtʃ] vtriardere

parch

(paːtʃ) verb
to make hot and very dry. The sun parched the earth.
parched adjective
1. hot and dry. Nothing could grow in the parched land.
2. thirsty. Can I have a cup of tea – I'm parched!
References in classic literature ?
How, as that somebody slowly settled down into myself, did I begin to parch, and feel as if my outer covering of skin were a hard board; my tongue the bottom of an empty kettle, furred with long service, and burning up over a slow fire; the palms of my hands, hot plates of metal which no ice could cool!
High in Front advanc't, The brandisht Sword of God before them blaz'd Fierce as a Comet; which with torrid heat, And vapour as the LIBYAN Air adust, Began to parch that temperate Clime; whereat In either hand the hastning Angel caught Our lingring Parents, and to th' Eastern Gate Let them direct, and down the Cliff as fast To the subjected Plaine; then disappeer'd.
Phoebus Apollo moreover sent a dark cloud from heaven to earth, which gave shade to the whole place where Hector lay, that the heat of the sun might not parch his body.
There was one or two Frenchmen that squatted in the flats further west, and married squaws; and some of the Scotch- Irishers, from the Cherry Valley, would come on to the lake, and borrow my canoe to take a mess of parch, or drop a line for salmon- trout; but, in the main, it was a cheerful place, and I had but little to disturb me in it.
But ever--and here the torment lay--she was drawn back from these far-wanderings to her present trouble, with its parch in the throat, its ache in the breast, and its gnawing, vacant goneness.
MAE cyfres ddrama boblogaidd S4C, Parch, yn cyrraedd uchafbwynt dramatig nos yfory wrth i'r cymeriadau geisio delio a sgil effeithiau'r noson dyngedfennol a welwyd ym mhennod yr wythnos diwethaf.
MAE'R gyfres ddrama boblogaidd, Parch, yn cyrraedd uchafbwynt dramatig nos yfory, wrth i'r cymeriadau geisio delio a sgil effeithiau'r noson dyngedfennol a welwyd ym mhennod yr wythnos diwethaf.
Diolch ir Parch Cath Williams am ei ymweliadau cyson a ni yma, hefyd ei gwasanaeth ddydd yr angladd.
UN cymeriad sydd wedi dal dychymyg gwylwyr cyfres ddrama S4C Parch yw gwr y ficer Myfanwy Elfed, y darlithydd Archaeoleg deallus ond diniwed, Terwyn.
BYDD cyfres ddrama newydd Parch yn parhau nos yfory, lle bydd ficer y plwyf Myfanwy Elfed yn dal i gadw ei chyflwr ar ei hymennydd yn gyfrinach oddi wrth ei ffrindiau a'i theulu.
Diolch arbennig i'r Parch John Treharne a'r Parch Rhys Llwyd am eu gwasanaeth teimladwy ac i Chapel Glanrhyd, Llanwnda am fod mor groesawus.
For one thing Non's 25, and unlike her character - Gwenlli, the vicar's daughter in S4C's new Sunday night drama series Parch - she isn't moody at all.