Definition of Deteriorates

1. Verb. (third-person singular of deteriorate) ¹



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Definition of Deteriorates

1. deteriorate [v] - See also: deteriorate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deteriorates

deter
deterge
deterged
detergence
detergencies
detergency
detergent
detergent builder
detergents
deterger
detergers
deterges
deterging
deteriorate
deteriorated
deteriorates (current term)
deteriorating
deterioratingly
deterioration
deteriorationism
deteriorationist
deteriorationists
deteriorations
deteriorative
deteriority
determent
determents
determin'd
determinabilities
determinability

Literary usage of Deteriorates

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The oil mellows by keeping threa years, after which it deteriorates unless mixed with alcohol ; it i» also improved by redistillation. ..."

2. Clinical lectures on the diseases of women and children by Gunning S. Bedford (1864)
"Fashionable Mothers; Neglect of the young Infant: Milk deteriorates by being retained in the Breast—Jaundice in a Woman seven Months Pregnant—Why is ..."

3. The Thinker: A Review of World-wide Christian Thought (1895)
"... the control of the living pneuma, human nature—both soul and body—deteriorates through lawless life into a depraved or inferior moral condition. ..."

4. Report of the Committee of the African Institution: Read to the General by African Institution (London, England) (1814)
"... to be obviated by the means already pointed out: it deteriorates the quality, and consequently lowers the price of the Cotton. ..."

5. Ireland in 1868, the Battle-field for English Party Strife: Its Grievances by Gerald Fitzgibbon (1868)
"... liable or precarious tenure, 500 occur in which he exhausts and deteriorates the land, and leaves it reduced to half its original value. ..."

6. On the Functions of the Brain and of Each of Its Parts: With Observations on by Franz Josef Gall (1835)
"Education perfects, deteriorates, represses, and directs the Innate Faculties, but can neither destroy nor produce any. Since we have ventured to regard ..."

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