dilapidate

Definitions of dilapidate
  1. verb
    fall into decay or ruin
    synonyms: crumble, decay
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    deteriorate
    become worse or disintegrate
    corrode, rust
    become destroyed by water, air, or a corrosive such as an acid
    weather
    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
    ruin
    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:
    change
    undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature
  2. verb
    bring into a condition of decay or partial ruin by neglect or misuse
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    type of:
    destroy, destruct
    do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of
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