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disintegrate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of disintegrate

  1. 1 to go through decomposition fallen leaves slowly disintegrate over the course of the winter Synonyms of disintegrate break down, corrupt, decompose, decay, fester, foul, mold, molder, perish [chiefly British], putrefy, rot, spoilWords Related to disintegrate sour, turn, turn off [British]; contaminate, defile, pollute, taint; addle, curdle, ferment; mortify; rust; crumble, decline, degenerate, descend, deteriorate, dilapidate, sink, witherNear Antonyms of disintegrate age, develop, grow, mature, ripen; refresh, renew, restore; cleanse, purify; assemble, compose, integrate; ameliorate, better, improve, meliorate

  2. 2 to reduce to fine particles modern air pollution is gradually disintegrating the ancient temple's irreplaceable friezes Synonyms of disintegrate atomize, beat, bray, comminute, crush, powder, grind, mill, mull, pound, pulverizeWords Related to disintegrate grate, kibble; crumble, crunch; break, bust, dash, fracture, fragment; shatter, smash, splinter; micronize



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