What does wilt mean?

Definitions for wiltwɪlt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word wilt.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. wilt, wilt disease(noun)

    any plant disease characterized by drooping and shriveling; usually caused by parasites attacking the roots

  2. wilt, wilting(verb)

    causing to become limp or drooping

  3. wilt(verb)

    lose strength

    "My opponent was wilting"

  4. wilt, droop(verb)

    become limp

    "The flowers wilted"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wilt

    2d pers. sing. of Will

  2. Wilt(verb)

    to begin to wither; to lose freshness and become flaccid, as a plant when exposed when exposed to drought, or to great heat in a dry day, or when separated from its root; to droop;. to wither

  3. Wilt(verb)

    to cause to begin to wither; to make flaccid, as a green plant

  4. Wilt(verb)

    hence, to cause to languish; to depress or destroy the vigor and energy of

  5. Origin: [Written also welt, a modification of welk.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Wilt

    wilt, v.i. to droop, lose energy.—v.t. to render limp or pithless. [Cf. Welk; cf. Ger. welk, withered.]

  2. Wilt

    wilt, 2d pers. sing. of will.

Editors Contribution

  1. wilt

    Wilt (verb) to become weak.

    Wilt to lose energy or faint in a game.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wilt in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wilt in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Nate Thurmond:

    I really liked Wilt Chamberlain as a person.

  2. Aleister Crowley:

    Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law.

  3. Persian Mystic Poem:

    Split the atom's heart, and low Within it thou wilt find a sun.

  4. Epicurus:

    If thou wilt make a man happy, add not unto his riches but take away from his desires.

  5. Marcus Aurelius Antoninus:

    Thou wilt find rest from vain fancies if thou doest every act in life as though it were thy last.

Images & Illustrations of wilt

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Translations for wilt

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • ذبولArabic
  • visneDanish
  • welkenGerman
  • μαραίνομαιGreek
  • velkiEsperanto
  • marchitar, marchitezSpanish
  • näivettyä, nuuduttaa, nuutuminen, kuihduttaa, lakastua, kuihtuminen, uupua, väsyä, lakastuttaa, näivettää, lakastuminen, nuutua, näivetystauti, uuvuttaa, kuihtua, väsyttää, näivettyminenFinnish
  • følnaFaroese
  • se flétrirFrench
  • विल्टHindi
  • elhervaszt, elgyengül, hervadHungarian
  • թառամելArmenian
  • langorigarIdo
  • fölnaIcelandic
  • avvizzire, appassimento, appassire, avvizzimentoItalian
  • verslappen, verwelking, verwelkingsziekte, moe worden, verwelkenDutch
  • visneNorwegian
  • więdnąćPolish
  • murcharPortuguese
  • вялость, слабеть, увядание, увядатьRussian
  • umarati, venuti, zamarati, mlohavitiSerbo-Croatian
  • vädnúť, zosychať, usychať, zvädnúťSlovak

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