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1. dry-rot

verb. affect or be affected with dry rot.

Synonyms

  • mildew

Antonyms

  • indispose
  • stay

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Rhymes with Dry Rot

  • konsultat
  • montserrat
  • vancott
  • qiryat
  • marcott
  • kiryat
  • forgot
  • boitnott
  • squat
  • sprott
  • sadat
  • refaat
  • perrott
  • minot
  • massat
  • malott
  • lamott
  • labatt
  • demott
  • cannot
  • batat
  • ascott
  • trott
  • trot
  • swat
  • surat
  • stott
  • staat
  • spot
  • slott

Sentences with dry-rot


1. Noun Phrase
Excessive exposure to UV rays is a common cause of a dry rot type deterioration in rubber products.

2. Noun Phrase
This is one of the reasons car tires are the rubber-based object most likely to experience dry rot.

2. dry

adjective. ['ˈdraɪ'] free from liquid or moisture; lacking natural or normal moisture or depleted of water; or no longer wet.

Synonyms

  • semiarid
  • thirsty
  • bone dry
  • bone-dry
  • wetness
  • shrivelled
  • adust
  • dried-out
  • dried-up
  • dry-shod
  • rainless
  • desiccated
  • semi-dry
  • waterless
  • dried
  • scorched
  • sere
  • withered
  • baked
  • air-dry
  • sear
  • air-dried
  • arid
  • parched
  • kiln-dried
  • shriveled

Antonyms

  • wet
  • dissimilate
  • increase
  • demilitarize

Etymology

  • drye (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drygan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dryge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. dry

verb. ['ˈdraɪ'] remove the moisture from and make dry.

Synonyms

  • dry up
  • drip-dry
  • alter
  • parch
  • rough-dry
  • desiccate
  • dry out
  • air
  • tumble dry
  • change
  • dehumidify
  • blow-dry
  • spin-dry
  • exsiccate
  • spray-dry
  • sear
  • modify

Antonyms

  • wet
  • decontaminate
  • clean
  • unstring

Etymology

  • drye (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drygan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dryge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. dry

verb. ['ˈdraɪ'] become dry or drier.

Synonyms

  • run dry
  • scorch
  • change

Antonyms

  • stabilize
  • better
  • assimilate
  • stiffen

Etymology

  • drye (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drygan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dryge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. rot

verb. ['ˈrɑːt'] break down.

Synonyms

  • decompose
  • biodegrade
  • molder
  • hang
  • moulder

Antonyms

  • levitation
  • sharpen
  • win
  • stay

Etymology

  • rotten (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. rot

noun. ['ˈrɑːt'] (biology) the process of decay caused by bacterial or fungal action.

Synonyms

  • putrefaction
  • decomposition
  • rotting

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • conserve
  • providence
  • hospitable

Etymology

  • rotten (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. rot

noun. ['ˈrɑːt'] a state of decay usually accompanied by an offensive odor.

Synonyms

  • putrefaction
  • corruption
  • putridness
  • putrescence
  • rottenness

Antonyms

  • divest
  • overspend
  • ascend
  • rise

Etymology

  • rotten (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. dry

adjective. ['ˈdraɪ'] humorously sarcastic or mocking.

Synonyms

  • ironical
  • humourous
  • ironic
  • wry

Antonyms

  • increased
  • blond
  • lively
  • fresh

Etymology

  • drye (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drygan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dryge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. rot

verb. ['ˈrɑːt'] become physically weaker.

Synonyms

  • sphacelate
  • gangrene
  • waste
  • deteriorate
  • necrose
  • drop
  • mortify
  • degenerate

Antonyms

  • mind
  • attend to
  • hire
  • continue

Etymology

  • rotten (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. rot

noun. ['ˈrɑːt'] unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements).

Synonyms

  • bull
  • hogwash
  • Irish bull
  • shit
  • crap
  • dogshit
  • bunkum
  • drivel
  • bullshit
  • buncombe
  • horseshit
  • bunk
  • garbage

Antonyms

  • bear
  • worth
  • arrive
  • better

Etymology

  • rotten (Middle English (1100-1500))
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