Definitions for

Overview of verb deteriorate

The verb deteriorate has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (4) deteriorate

(become worse or disintegrate; "His mind deteriorated")

2. (2) devolve, deteriorate, drop, degenerate

(grow worse; "Her condition deteriorated"; "Conditions in the slums degenerated"; "The discussion devolved into a shouting match") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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