Synonyms of rot in English:

rot

verb

  • 1 the floorboards rotted
    decay, decompose, become rotten;
  • 2 the meat began to rot
    go bad, spoil, go off;
  • 3 poor neighborhoods have been left to rot
    [Antonyms] improve, recover
  • noun

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  • 1 the leaves turned black with rot
    decay, decomposition, mold, mildew, blight, canker;
  • 2 traditionalists said the rot had set in
    deterioration, decline;
    corruption, cancer
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