HyperDic: dilapidate

English > 2 senses of the word dilapidate:
VERBcreationdilapidatebring into a condition of decay or partial ruin by neglect or misuse
changedilapidate, decay, crumblefall into decay or ruin
dilapidate > pronunciation
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English > dilapidate: 2 senses > verb 1, creation
MeaningBring into a condition of decay or partial ruin by neglect or misuse.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Broaderdestroy, destructDo away with, cause the destruction or undoing of
Nounsdilapidationthe process of becoming dilapidated
dilapidationa state of deterioration due to old age or long use
English > dilapidate: 2 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningfall into decay or ruin.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymsdecay, crumble
Narrowerbreak, wear, wear out, bust, fall apartgo to pieces
corrode, rustBecome destroyed by water, air, or a corrosive such as an acid
deteriorateBecome worse or disintegrate
erode, gnaw, gnaw at, eat at, wear awayBecome ground down or deteriorate
ruinfall into ruin
weatherchange under the action or influence of the weather
wilt, droopBecome limp
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
Spanisharruinarse, corromperse, decaer, desmoronarse, deteriorarse, deteriorar, estropearse
Catalanarruïnar, decaure, deteriorar-se, enfonsar-se, ensorrar-se, ensulsiar-se, ensulsir-se, esfondrar-se, esllavissar-se

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