Wither - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈwɪðər|  American pronunciation of the word wither
Brit.  |ˈwɪðə|  British pronunciation of the word wither

verb

- wither, as with a loss of moisture (syn: shrink, shrivel)
- lose freshness, vigor, or vitality (syn: fade)

Examples

The plants withered and died.

...shortly after the moon landing, interest in the space program withered...

My heart withered as I contemplated the scene.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: wither
he/she/it: withers
present participle: withering
past tense: withered
past participle: withered
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