Definitions for decomposeˌdi kəmˈpoʊz

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(1.00 / 1 vote)

  1. decompose, break up, break down(verb)

    separate (substances) into constituent elements or parts

  2. disintegrate, decay, decompose(verb)

    lose a stored charge, magnetic flux, or current

    "the particles disintegrated during the nuclear fission process"

  3. decompose, rot, molder, moulder(verb)

    break down

    "The bodies decomposed in the heat"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. decompose(Verb)

    to separate or break down something into its components; to disintegrate or fragment

  2. decompose(Verb)

    to rot, decay or putrefy

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Decompose(verb)

    to separate the constituent parts of; to resolve into original elements; to set free from previously existing forms of chemical combination; to bring to dissolution; to rot or decay

  2. Decompose(verb)

    to become resolved or returned from existing combinations; to undergo dissolution; to decay; to rot

  3. Origin: [Cf. F. dcomposer. Cf. Discompose.]


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  • разглобявам, разлагам сеBulgarian
  • descompondreCatalan, Valencian
  • rozložitCzech
  • zersetzen, verrotten, zerfallen, verfallen, verfaulen, dekomponierenGerman
  • αποσυντίθεμαιGreek
  • descomponer, descomponerseSpanish
  • kõdunema, lagundamaEstonian
  • lahota, hajottaa, maatua, mädätä, mädäntyäFinnish
  • décomposer, se décomposerFrench
  • decomporre, decomporsiItalian
  • ontbinden, verrotten, vergaanDutch
  • descompuneRomanian
  • разложи́ть, разбира́ть, разложи́ться, разлага́ть, разобра́ть, разлага́тьсяRussian

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