Synonyms for worsen

Synonyms for (verb) worsen

Synonyms: worsen, decline

Definition: grow worse

Usage: Conditions in the slum worsened

Similar words: turn, change state

Definition: undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

Usage: We turned from Socialism to Capitalism; The people turned against the President when he stole the election


Synonyms: worsen, exacerbate, exasperate, aggravate

Definition: make worse

Usage: This drug aggravates the pain

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue