Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb go_bad

2 senses of go bad

Sense 1
fail, go bad, give way, die, give out, conk out, go, break, break down -- (stop operating or functioning; "The engine finally went"; "The car died on the road"; "The bus we travelled in broke down on the way to town"; "The coffee maker broke"; "The engine failed on the way to town"; "her eyesight went after the accident")
       => change -- (undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night")

Sense 2
spoil, go bad -- (become unfit for consumption or use; "the meat must be eaten before it spoils")
       => decay -- (undergo decay or decomposition; "The body started to decay and needed to be cremated")

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