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Definitions of wilt

  1. To begin to wither. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To cause to droop; droop; wither. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. To cause to begin to wither; to make flaccid, as a green plant. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Hence, to cause to languish; to depress or destroy the vigor and energy of. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To cause to droop or fade. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. To begin to wither; to lose freshness and become flaccid, as a plant when exposed when exposed to drought, or to great heat in a dry day, or when separated from its root; to droop;. to wither. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To wither, as flowers; to droop. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. become limp; "The flowers wilted" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. 2d pers. sing. of Will. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. 2d pers. sing. pres. of will. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  11. To cause to wither and lose its freshness, as a plant. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12. Second pers. sing of the present indicative of the aux. verb Will. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. any plant disease characterized by drooping and shriveling; usually caused by parasites attacking the roots Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. Second person singular, grave form, of the auxiliary verb, witl,. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

Usage examples for wilt

  1. Wilt thou be a friend to me? – An Anthology of Jugoslav Poetry; Serbian Lyrics by Various
  2. Wood, thou wilt not have to bury so much as my head! – Beowulf by Unknown
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