Deteriorate - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |dɪˈtɪrɪəreɪt|  American pronunciation of the word deteriorate
Brit.  |dɪˈtɪərɪəreɪt|  British pronunciation of the word deteriorate


- become worse or disintegrate
His mind deteriorated
- grow worse (syn: degenerate, devolve, drop)
Her condition deteriorated

Extra examples

Exposure to rain and sun will gradually deteriorate the paint.

His health deteriorated.

His mind deteriorated

Her condition deteriorated

Word forms

I/you/we/they: deteriorate
he/she/it: deteriorates
present participle: deteriorating
past tense: deteriorated
past participle: deteriorated
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