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mold

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of mold

  1. the loose surface material in which plants naturally grow <mold so rich that just about anything will grow in it> Synonyms clod, earth, ground, dirt, soilRelated Words blackland, clay, gault [chiefly British], gley, guck (or gook), gumbo, kaolin, muck, mud; dust, gravel, sand; humus, loam, topsoil; alluvium, colluvium, detritus, loess, marl, sediment, shingle, silt; duff, mull; subsoil, substratum




mold

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of mold

  1. to go through decomposition <plants molding in the abandoned garden> Synonyms break down, corrupt, decompose, disintegrate, fester, foul, decay, molder, perish [chiefly British], putrefy, rot, spoilRelated Words sour, turn, turn off [British]; contaminate, defile, pollute, taint; addle, curdle, ferment; mortify; rust; crumble, decline, degenerate, descend, deteriorate, dilapidate, sink, witherNear Antonyms age, develop, grow, mature, ripen; refresh, renew, restore; cleanse, purify; assemble, compose, integrate; ameliorate, better, improve, meliorate




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