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One entry found for deteriorate.
Entry Word: deteriorate
Function: verb
Text: to become worse or of less value <the garden slowly deteriorated after months of neglect>
Synonyms crumble, decay, decline, degenerate, descend, ebb, rot, sink, worsen
Related Words recede, wane; decompose, degrade, disintegrate; sour, spoil; lessen, lower, reduce; debilitate, undermine, weaken
Phrases go to pot
Near Antonyms better, upgrade; enhance, enrich, fortify, heighten, intensify, strengthen; advance, develop, progress
Antonyms ameliorate, improve, meliorate