HyperDic: spoilage

English > 3 senses of the word spoilage:
NOUNquantityspoilagethe amount that has spoiled
processspoilage, spoilingthe process of becoming spoiled
actspoilage, spoil, spoilingthe act of spoiling something by causing damage to it
spoilage > pronunciation
Soundsspoy'lahjh; spoy'lihjh
Rhymesacreage ... wreckage: 85 rhymes with ahjh...
abridge ... yardage: 133 rhymes with ihjh...
English > spoilage: 3 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningThe amount that has spoiled.
Broaderindefinite quantityAn estimated quantity
Spanishmaculatura
Catalanmaculatura
English > spoilage: 3 senses > noun 2, process
MeaningThe process of becoming spoiled.
Synonymspoiling
Narrowermildew, mold, mouldThe process of becoming mildewed
souringThe process of becoming sour
BroaderdecayThe process of gradually becoming inferior
Verbsspoilbecome unfit for consumption or use
English > spoilage: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of spoiling something by causing damage to it.
Synonymsspoil, spoiling
BroaderinjuryAn act that causes someone or something to receive physical damage
Verbsspoilmake a mess of, destroy or ruin

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