Synonyms for rust

Synonyms for (noun) rust

Synonyms: rust, rust fungus

Definition: any of various fungi causing rust disease in plants

Similar words: fungus

Definition: an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia


Synonyms: rust, rusting

Definition: the formation of reddish-brown ferric oxides on iron by low-temperature oxidation in the presence of water

Similar words: erosion, corroding, corrosion

Definition: erosion by chemical action


Similar words: oxidation, oxidisation, oxidization

Definition: the process of oxidizing; the addition of oxygen to a compound with a loss of electrons; always occurs accompanied by reduction


Synonyms: rust

Definition: a plant disease that produces a reddish-brown discoloration of leaves and stems; caused by various rust fungi

Similar words: plant disease

Definition: a disease that affects plants


Synonyms: rust

Definition: a red or brown oxide coating on iron or steel caused by the action of oxygen and moisture

Similar words: ferric oxide

Definition: a red oxide of iron

Synonyms for (verb) rust

Synonyms: rust

Definition: become coated with oxide

Similar words: oxidate, oxidise, oxidize

Definition: enter into a combination with oxygen or become converted into an oxide

Usage: This metal oxidizes easily


Synonyms: corrode, rust

Definition: become destroyed by water, air, or a corrosive such as an acid

Usage: The metal corroded; The pipes rusted

Similar words: dilapidate, crumble, decay

Definition: fall into decay or ruin

Usage: The unoccupied house started to decay


Synonyms: rust, corrode, eat

Definition: cause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid

Usage: The acid corroded the metal; The steady dripping of water rusted the metal stopper in the sink

Similar words: damage

Definition: inflict damage upon

Usage: The snow damaged the roof; She damaged the car when she hit the tree

Synonyms for (adjective) rust

Synonyms: rust, rust-brown, rusty

Definition: of the brown color of rust

Similar words: chromatic

Definition: being or having or characterized by hue