Word Focus

focusing on words and literature

Definitions and Synonyms of dilapidate | Another word for dilapidate | What is dilapidate?

Definition 1: fall into decay or ruin - [verb of change]

Samples where dilapidate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The unoccupied house started to decay

Synonyms for dilapidate in the sense of this definition

(dilapidate is a kind of ...) undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

"She changed completely as she grew older" "The weather changed last night"

(... is a kind of dilapidate ) become worse or disintegrate

"His mind deteriorated"

(... is a kind of dilapidate ) become destroyed by water, air, or a corrosive such as an acid

"The metal corroded" "The pipes rusted"

(... is a kind of dilapidate ) change under the action or influence of the weather

"A weathered old hut"

(... is a kind of dilapidate ) become ground down or deteriorate

"Her confidence eroded"

(... is a kind of dilapidate ) become limp

"The flowers wilted"

(... is a kind of dilapidate ) fall into ruin

(... is a kind of dilapidate ) go to pieces

"The lawn mower finally broke" "The gears wore out" "The old chair finally fell apart completely"

Definition 2: bring into a condition of decay or partial ruin by neglect or misuse - [verb of creation]

(dilapidate is a kind of ...) do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of

"The fire destroyed the house"

More words

Another word for dilantin

Another word for dike

Another word for dika nut

Another word for dika bread

Another word for dika

Another word for dilapidated

Another word for dilapidation

Another word for dilatation

Another word for dilatation and curettage

Another word for dilate

Other word for dilate

dilate meaning and synonyms

How to pronounce dilate