Sinonimi inglese britannico

Sinonimi di deteriorate

(verbo ) 
Definition
to become worse
There are fears that the situation may deteriorate.
Sinonimi
decline
Her father's health has declined significantly in recent months.
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worsen
The security forces had to intervene to prevent the situation from worsening.
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fall
Her weight fell as she excerised more and ate healthily.
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fail
He was 93 and his health was failing rapidly.
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drop
Temperatures can drop to freezing at night.
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slip
There is a general public belief that standards have slipped.
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sink
Our hopes were sinking fast.
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slide
She had slid into depression.
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slump
Net profits slumped.
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go downhill
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go to the dogs (informal)
The country is going to the dogs.
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go down the tubes (informal)
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go to pot
This neighbourhood is really going to pot.
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go to rack and ruin
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be the worse for wear (informal)
Contrari
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get better
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(verbo ) 
X-rays are used to prevent fresh food from deteriorating.
Sinonimi
disintegrate
At 420 mph the windscreen disintegrated.
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rot
The grain will start rotting in the silos.
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decay
The dead leaves slowly decayed.
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spoil
Fats spoil by becoming tainted.
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fade
After that all her worries faded away.
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break down
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go off
Don't eat that! It's gone off!
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crumble
Under the pressure, the flint crumbled into fragments.
The chalk cliffs are crumbling.
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fall apart
The work was never finished and bit by bit the building fell apart.
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perish
The rubber lining had perished.
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ebb
There were occasions when my enthusiasm ebbed.
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degenerate
The argument degenerated into a fist fight.
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decompose
Plastics take years to decompose.
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go bad
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wear away
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putrefy (formal)
the stench of corpses putrefying in the sweltering heat
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sinonimi aggiuntivi

in the sense of crumble
Definition
to fall apart or decay
Under the pressure, the flint crumbled into fragments.The chalk cliffs are crumbling.
Sinonimi
break up,
tumble down,
go to pieces,
come to dust
in the sense of decay
Definition
to rot or cause to rot
The dead leaves slowly decayed.
Sinonimi
in the sense of decompose
Definition
to break up or separate into constituent parts
Plastics take years to decompose.
Sinonimi

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