Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun rotting

1 sense of rotting

Sense 1
decomposition, rot, rotting, putrefaction -- ((biology) the process of decay caused by bacterial or fungal action)
       => decay -- (the process of gradually becoming inferior)

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")

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