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decompose

de·com·pose

decompose

pronunciation:
di km poz
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part of speech: verb
inflections: decomposed, decomposes, decomposing
definition: to decay.
After our garbage decomposes, we spread it in the garden.
synonyms:
crumble, decay, disintegrate, rot, spoil
similar words:
deteriorate, dissolve, sour, turn
derivations: decomposable (adj.), decomposition (n.)
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