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Decay — synonyms, definition
1. decay (Noun)
abandonment abatement adulteration blight break down breakup consumption contamination corrupt corruption curse damage decadence declination decline decomposition decrease defilement degeneration degradation • • •
decay (Noun) — The process of gradually becoming inferior.
decay (Noun) — A gradual decrease; as of stored charge or current.
decay (Noun) — The organic phenomenon of rotting.
decay (Noun) — An inferior state resulting from the process of decaying.
ex. "the corpse was in an advanced state of decay" ex. "the house had fallen into a serious state of decay and disrepair"
decay (Noun) — The spontaneous disintegration of a radioactive substance along with the emission of ionizing radiation.
9 types of
action activity decrease decrement natural action natural process nuclear reaction organic phenomenon unsoundness
alpha decay beta decay biodegradation caries cavity corruption decomposition dental caries deterioration dilapidation disintegration exponential decay exponential return impairment putrefaction rancidity rot rotting ruin spoilage • • •
2. decay (Verb)
blight cease cheapen corrode corrupt crumble decline decompose decrease degenerate deteriorate die dilapidate diminish disappear discharge pus disintegrate dissolve dwindle ebb • • •
decay (Verb) — (physics) lose a stored charge, magnetic flux, or current.
ex. "the particles decayed during the nuclear fission process"
decay (Verb) — Fall into decay or ruin.
ex. "The unoccupied house started to decay"
decay (Verb) — Undergo decay or decomposition.
ex. "The body started to decay and needed to be cremated"
2 types of
change change integrity
break bust corrode decompose deliquesce deteriorate droop eat at erode fall apart gnaw gnaw at go bad molder moulder putrefy rot ruin rust spoil • • •