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1. rot

verb. ['ˈrɑːt'] break down.

Synonyms

  • decompose
  • biodegrade
  • molder
  • hang
  • moulder

Antonyms

  • levitation
  • sharpen
  • win
  • stay

Etymology

  • rotten (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Rot

  • konsultat
  • montserrat
  • vancott
  • qiryat
  • marcott
  • kiryat
  • forgot
  • boitnott
  • squat
  • sadat
  • refaat
  • minot
  • massat
  • malott
  • lamott
  • labatt
  • demott
  • cannot
  • batat
  • ascott
  • swat
  • surat
  • stott
  • staat
  • spot
  • slott
  • slot
  • scott
  • scot
  • schrodt

Sentences with rot


1. Noun, singular or mass
Soil that has a lot of clay in it may hold too much water and cause root rot.

2. Verb, base form
Cedar is naturally resistant to rot, but that isn't its only benefit as a building material.

Quotes about rot


1. Ten Things You Shouldn't Say on a Date.1. You're wearing that?2. Something smells funny.3. Where's the Tylenol?4. And to think, I first wanted to date your brother.5. I have a confession to make…6. My dad has a suit just like that.7. That man is hot. Look at him.8. My ex, may he rot in hell forever…9. You're going to order that? Seriously?10. You're how old?
- Gena Showalter, Animal Instincts

2. I won't telephone him. I'll never telephone him again as long as I live. He'll rot in hell, before I'll call him up. You don't have to give me strength, God; I have it myself. If he wanted me, he could get me. He knows where I am. He knows I'm waiting here. He's so sure of me, so sure. I wonder why they hate you, as soon as they are sure of you.
- Dorothy Parker, The Portable Dorothy Parker

3. Beer has that Olympic medal color,” Rot replied, “but does it have a winning taste? I’d hardly call silver a champion flavor. No, I’ll stick to my red wine.
- Jarod Kintz, The Mandrake Hotel and Resort to violence if necessary

2. dry-rot

verb. affect or be affected with dry rot.

Synonyms

  • mildew

Antonyms

  • indispose
  • stay

3. rot-resistant

adjective. resistant to rotting.

Synonyms

  • imperviable

Antonyms

  • permeable
  • receptive

4. 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))

5. 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))

6. 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))

7. 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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