Definitions of dilapidate

v fall into decay or ruin

crumble, decay
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become worse or disintegrate
corrode, rust
become destroyed by water, air, or a corrosive such as an acid
change under the action or influence of the weather
eat at, erode, gnaw, gnaw at, wear away
become ground down or deteriorate
droop, wilt
become limp
fall into ruin
break, bust, fall apart, wear, wear out
go to pieces
go to pot, go to the dogs
become ruined
eat away, fret
wear away or erode
wear, wear down, wear off, wear out, wear thin
deteriorate through use or stress
fray, frazzle
wear away by rubbing
Type of:
undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

v bring into a condition of decay or partial ruin by neglect or misuse

Type of:
destroy, destruct
do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of

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