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decay
dɪ'keɪ
Main
English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. The organic phenomenon of rotting.
  2. A gradual decrease; as of stored charge or current.
  3. The process of gradually becoming inferior.
  4. The spontaneous disintegration of a radioactive substance along with the emission of ionizing radiation.
  5. An inferior state resulting from the process of decaying.
(动) As a verb
  1. Fall into decay or ruin.
  2. Lose a stored charge, magnetic flux, or current.
  3. Undergo decay or decomposition.
Hyphenationde•cay
Part of Speech(动) verb, (不及物的动) intransitive verb, (名) noun
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腐朽fǔxiǔrotten; decayed; decadent; degenerate
腐烂fǔlànto rot; to putrefy; (fig.) corrupt
衰减shuāijiǎnto weaken; to attenuate
衰退shuāituìto decline; to fall; to drop; to falter; a decline; recession (in economics)
腐坏fǔhuàirot
decay; rotten
颓败tuíbàito decay; to decline; to become corrupt
féicalf of leg; decay; protect
陨落yǔnluòto fall down; to decay; to fall from the sky; to die
腐化fǔhuàto rot; to decay; to become corrupt
蜕变tuìbiànto transform; to morph; to degenerate; metamorphosis; transmutation; transformation; decay; degeneration
衰败shuāibàito decline; to wane; to decay; to deteriorate
tuíto crumble; to collapse; to decline; to decay; decadent; dejected; dispirited; balding
(same as ) to replace; to substitute; to decay; to decline, (a variant ) if, supposing, nevertheless
凋零diāolíngwithered; wilted; to wither; to fade; to decay
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