HyperDic: wilt

English > 4 senses of the word wilt:
NOUNstatewilt, wilt diseaseany plant disease characterized by drooping and shriveling
actwilt, wiltingcausing to become limp or drooping
VERBchangewiltlose strength
changewilt, droopbecome limp
wilt > pronunciation
Soundswih'lt
Rhymesbuilt ... Vanderbilt: 14 rhymes with ihlt...
English > wilt: 4 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningAny plant disease characterized by drooping and shriveling; usually caused by parasites attacking the roots.
Synonymwilt disease
Narrowerfusarium wiltwilt caused by fungi of the genus Fusarium
granville wiltA bacterial wilt of tobacco plants
verticilliosiswilt caused by fungi of the genus Verticillium
Broaderplant diseaseA disease that affects plants
Spanishdecaimiento
Catalandecaïment, decandiment
Verbswiltbecome limp
English > wilt: 4 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningCausing to become limp or drooping.
Synonymwilting
BroaderweakeningThe act of reducing the strength of something
Spanishdecaimiento, marchitamiento
Catalandecaïment, decandiment, marciment, pansiment
English > wilt: 4 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningLose strength.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"My opponent was wilting"
BroaderweakenBecome weaker
Spanishdecaer, desfallecer
Catalandecaure, defallir
English > wilt: 4 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningBecome limp.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The flowers wilted"
Synonymdroop
Broaderdecay, crumble, dilapidatefall into decay or ruin
Spanishagostarse, marchitarse
Catalanemmusteir-se, marcir-se, pansir-se, salsir-se
Adjectiveswilted(of plants) limp due to heat, loss of water, or disease
Nounswiltany plant disease characterized by drooping and shriveling
wiltingcausing to become limp or drooping

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