HyperDic: wither

English > 2 senses of the word wither:
VERBchangewither, shrivel, shrivel up, shrinkwither, as with a loss of moisture
changewither, fadelose freshness, vigor, or vitality
wither > pronunciation
Soundswih'dher
Rhymesaltogether ... zither: 43 rhymes with dher...
English > wither: 2 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningwither, as with a loss of moisture.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymsshrivel, shrivel up, shrink
NarroweratrophyUndergo atrophy / atrophy
blastShrivel or wither or mature imperfectly
die back, die downSuffer from a disease that kills shoots
mummify, dry updry up and shrivel due to complete loss of moisture
Broaderdecrease, diminish, lessen, falldecrease in size, extent, or range
Spanishconsumirse, debilitarse, encoger, languidecer, marchitarse, marchitar, mermar, mustiarse, mustiar
Catalandebilitar-se, emmusteir-se, marcir-se, marcir, mustiar-se, mustiar, mustigar-se, mustigar, pansir-se, pansir
English > wither: 2 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningLose freshness, vigor, or vitality.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymfade
Broaderdisappear, vanish, go awayGet lost, as without warning or explanation
Spanishmarchitarse, secarse
Catalanassecar-se, descolorir-se, destenyir-se, emmusteir-se, mustigar-se, pansir-se
Nounswitheringany weakening or degeneration (especially through lack of use)

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