Synonyms for rot

Synonyms for (noun) rot

Synonyms: buncombe, bunk, bunkum, rot, hogwash, guff

Definition: unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements)

Similar words: garbage, drivel

Definition: a worthless message


Synonyms: decomposition, putrefaction, rot, rotting

Definition: (biology) the process of decay caused by bacterial or fungal action

Similar words: decay

Definition: the process of gradually becoming inferior


Synonyms: putrefaction, rot

Definition: a state of decay usually accompanied by an offensive odor

Similar words: decay

Definition: an inferior state resulting from the process of decaying

Usage: the corpse was in an advanced state of decay; the house had fallen into a serious state of decay and disrepair

Synonyms for (verb) rot

Synonyms: rot, waste

Definition: become physically weaker

Usage: Political prisoners are wasting away in many prisons all over the world

Similar words: deteriorate, devolve, degenerate, drop

Definition: grow worse

Usage: Her condition deteriorated; Conditions in the slums degenerated; The discussion devolved into a shouting match


Synonyms: decompose, rot, molder, moulder

Definition: break down

Usage: The bodies decomposed in the heat

Similar words: decay

Definition: undergo decay or decomposition

Usage: The body started to decay and needed to be cremated