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1. tooth

noun. ['ˈtuːθ'] hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense.

Synonyms

  • adult tooth
  • pulp
  • os
  • eye tooth
  • bone
  • incisor
  • dogtooth
  • molar
  • carnassial tooth
  • premolar
  • posterior
  • tooth root
  • bicuspid
  • dentin
  • canine
  • root
  • teeth
  • dentine
  • eyetooth
  • pulp cavity
  • deciduous tooth
  • anterior
  • milk tooth
  • chopper
  • cuspid
  • back tooth
  • pearly
  • tusk
  • stump
  • conodont
  • permanent tooth
  • fang
  • grinder
  • canine tooth
  • baby tooth
  • crown
  • dentition
  • primary tooth
  • malposed tooth
  • front tooth

Antonyms

  • inactiveness
  • inaction

Etymology

  • tooth (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • toþ (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Tooth Decay

  • waga
  • compusa
  • communique
  • yakutakay
  • redisplay
  • papier-mache
  • l'espalier
  • cluj
  • cabriolet
  • underplay
  • societe
  • san-jose
  • naivete
  • mcgarvey
  • jonbenet
  • intraday
  • dunlavey
  • chevrolet
  • buga
  • aaa
  • zepa
  • underway
  • underpay
  • santa-fe
  • portray
  • pinochet
  • overstay
  • overplay
  • monterrey
  • meservey

Sentences with tooth-decay


1. Noun Phrase
Sugar can promote tooth decay, and a diet high in sugar may increase your risk of heart disease.

2. Noun Phrase
Large amounts of sugar also contribute to tooth decay.

3. Noun Phrase
Tooth erosion combined with the proliferation of bacteria leads to cavities, tooth decay, gingivitis and bad breath.

4. Noun Phrase
Overconsumption of sucrose also promotes tooth decay.

2. decay

verb. ['dɪˈkeɪ'] lose a stored charge, magnetic flux, or current.

Synonyms

  • decompose
  • disintegrate

Antonyms

  • transitivize
  • decontaminate
  • clean

Etymology

  • decair (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. tooth

noun. ['ˈtuːθ'] something resembling the tooth of an animal.

Synonyms

  • power saw
  • projection
  • cog
  • saw
  • sawing machine
  • sprocket

Antonyms

  • posterior
  • subsequent
  • chromatic
  • ride

Etymology

  • tooth (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • toþ (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. decay

noun. ['dɪˈkeɪ'] the process of gradually becoming inferior.

Synonyms

  • putrefaction
  • ruin
  • dental caries
  • spoiling
  • dilapidation
  • natural action
  • cavity
  • rotting
  • natural process
  • corruption
  • activity
  • spoilage
  • action
  • rot
  • tooth decay
  • caries

Antonyms

  • repair
  • make
  • success
  • enrich

Etymology

  • decair (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. decay

verb. ['dɪˈkeɪ'] fall into decay or ruin.

Synonyms

  • eat at
  • wear
  • deteriorate
  • droop
  • fall apart
  • ruin
  • bust
  • change
  • gnaw
  • crumble
  • wear away
  • wilt
  • dilapidate
  • rust
  • gnaw at
  • erode
  • corrode
  • weather
  • break

Antonyms

  • dehydrogenate
  • sensitise
  • destabilise
  • sensitize

Etymology

  • decair (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. decay

noun. ['dɪˈkeɪ'] a gradual decrease; as of stored charge or current.

Synonyms

  • decrease
  • exponential return
  • decrement
  • exponential decay

Antonyms

  • increase
  • lack
  • recuperate
  • better

Etymology

  • decair (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. tooth

noun. ['ˈtuːθ'] toothlike structure in invertebrates found in the mouth or alimentary canal or on a shell.

Synonyms

  • structure
  • complex body part
  • body structure
  • denticle
  • bodily structure

Antonyms

  • rounded
  • descendant
  • destabilize
  • destabilise

Etymology

  • tooth (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • toþ (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. decay

noun. ['dɪˈkeɪ'] the organic phenomenon of rotting.

Synonyms

  • organic phenomenon

Antonyms

  • undress
  • slip off

Etymology

  • decair (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. tooth

noun. ['ˈtuːθ'] a means of enforcement.

Synonyms

  • means
  • way

Antonyms

  • boneless
  • front
  • anterior

Etymology

  • tooth (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • toþ (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. tooth

noun. ['ˈtuːθ'] one of a number of uniform projections on a gear.

Synonyms

  • gear
  • gear wheel
  • geared wheel
  • cogwheel

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • nondevelopment
  • disjoin
  • natural object

Etymology

  • tooth (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • toþ (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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