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

2 senses of rot

Sense 1
decompose, rot, molder, moulder -- (break down; "The bodies decomposed in the heat")
       => decay -- (undergo decay or decomposition; "The body started to decay and needed to be cremated")

Sense 2
waste, rot -- (become physically weaker; "Political prisoners are wasting away in many prisons all over the world")
       => devolve, deteriorate, drop, degenerate -- (grow worse; "Her condition deteriorated"; "Conditions in the slums degenerated"; "The discussion devolved into a shouting match")

Antonyms of adj rotted

1 sense of rotted

Sense 1
decayed, rotten, rotted -- (damaged by decay; hence unsound and useless; "rotten floor boards"; "rotted beams"; "a decayed foundation")

INDIRECT (VIA unsound) -> sound -- (in good condition; free from defect or damage or decay; "a sound timber"; "the wall is sound"; "a sound foundation")

Similarity of adj rotted

1 sense of rotted

Sense 1
decayed, rotten, rotted -- (damaged by decay; hence unsound and useless; "rotten floor boards"; "rotted beams"; "a decayed foundation")
       => unsound (vs. sound) -- (not in good condition; damaged or decayed; "an unsound foundation")

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