Hindi translation of 'decay'
decay /dɪˈkeɪ डिˈकेइ/
Word forms: decays, decaying, decayed
1. intransitive verb, uncountable noun
When something decays, it becomes rotten. This process is called decay.
क्षय होना/अपक्षय mn
The smell of decaying bodies sits in the air.
The tooth was in a state of decay.
a decaying corpse
a body/tooth decays
SIMILAR WORDSrot, destruction, deteriorate
2. intransitive verb, uncountable noun
If a society, system, or institution decays, it gradually becomes weaker or its condition gets worse. This process is called decay.
खराब होना/खराबी nf या गिरावट , nf
नाश होना/नाश mn
...decaying urban and rural areas.
...inner city decay.
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Example Sentences Including 'decay'
The only sounds were the elusive echoes of the mist itself: the drip of moisture, the slow decay of sodden timber.Death and Transfiguration
Gradually the dark shadows receded, but the bare bulbs did little to improve the atmosphere of gloom and decay.Final Resort
He spoke with the distaste of a man who has bitten into a fruit and found decay at its heart.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
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'decay' in Other Languages
- Arabic: يَتَعَفَّنُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: decair
- Chinese: 腐烂
- Croatian: raspadati se
- Czech: rozklad mrtvé tkáně
- Danish: forfalde
- Dutch: vervallen
- European Spanish: deteriorarse
- Finnish: mädäntyä
- French: se décomposer
- German: verfallen
- Greek: αποσυντίθεμαι
- Italian: decomporsi
- Japanese: 衰える
- Korean: 썩다
- Norwegian: forfalle
- Polish: stracić siły tracić siły
- Portuguese: decair
- Romanian: a se degrada
- Russian: разлагаться
- Spanish: deteriorarse
- Swedish: förfall
- Thai: เน่าเปื่อย
- Turkish: çürümek
- Ukrainian: розкладатися розкластися
- Vietnamese: sâu, mục
Translation of decay from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary