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Definitions of rot

  1. To putrefy; to become decomposed; to go to corruption. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To corrupt; decay; putrefy; spoil. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. To make putrid; to cause to be wholly or partially decomposed by natural processes; as, to rot vegetable fiber. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To expose, as flax, to a process of maceration, etc., for the purpose of separating the fiber; to ret. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To cause to rot: to bring to corruption:-pr.p. rotting; pa.t. and pa.p. rotted. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. To cause to rot; corrupt. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. Figuratively: To perish slowly; to decay; to die; to become corrupt. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To putrefy: to become decomposed. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. To putrefy; decompose. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10. break down; "The bodies decomposed in the heat" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. waste away; "Political prisoners are wasting away in many prisons all over the world" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. To make putrid; to bring to corruption. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. To putrefy or decay; to be decomposed; to make putrid; to bring to corruption. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  14. Rotting. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  15. unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements) Wordnet Dictionary DB
  16. Process of rotting; decay; putrefaction. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. A disease or decay in fruits, leaves, or wood, supposed to be caused by minute fungi. See Bitter rot, Black rot, etc., below. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. A fatal distemper which attacks sheep and sometimes other animals. It is due to the presence of a parasitic worm in the liver or gall bladder. See 1st Fluke, 2. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. The process of decay; state of being decayed; that which is decayed; decay. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  20. Decay: putrefaction: a disease of the potato: a decay (called DRY-ROT) which attacks timber: a fatal distemper in sheep. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  21. Decay; putrefaction; a disease of sheep. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  22. That which is rotten, or the process of rotting; decay; putrefaction. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  23. A disease of sheep; also, a disease of plants, as potatoes. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  24. A fatal distemper incident to sheep; a disease of the potato; putrefaction. Dry rot, in timber, the decay of the wood without the access of water. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  25. Putrid decay; a fatal distemper peculiar to sheep-supposed to be owing to wet seasons and moist pastures. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  26. Decay ; decomposition ; disease caused by Fungi or Bacteria ; a parasitic disease causing emaciation. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.
  27. Rotted. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for rot

  1. I meant to say, if we were going to be Americans it was silly rot trying to be English at the same time. – Ruggles of Red Gap by Harry Leon Wilson
  2. I make some culls into cider and let the rest lay under the trees and rot – The Apple by Various
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