Definition of Wilt

1. Noun. Any plant disease characterized by drooping and shriveling; usually caused by parasites attacking the roots.

Exact synonyms: Wilt Disease
Generic synonyms: Plant Disease
Specialized synonyms: Granville Wilt, Fusarium Wilt, Verticilliosis



2. Verb. Lose strength. "My opponent was wilting"
Generic synonyms: Weaken

3. Noun. Causing to become limp or drooping.
Exact synonyms: Wilting
Generic synonyms: Weakening

4. Verb. Become limp. "The flowers wilted"
Exact synonyms: Droop
Generic synonyms: Crumble, Decay, Dilapidate
Derivative terms: Droop, Wilting

Definition of Wilt

1. v. i. 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.

2. v. t. To cause to begin to wither; to make flaccid, as a green plant.

3. v. i. 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.

4. v. t. To cause to begin to wither; to make flaccid, as a green plant.

Definition of Wilt

1. Verb. (intransitive) To droop or become limp and flaccid (as a dying leaf or flower). ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive) To fatigue; to lose strength. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To cause to droop or become limp and flaccid (as a flower). ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) To cause to fatigue; to exhaust. ¹

5. Noun. The act of wilting or the state of being wilted. ¹

6. Noun. Any of various plant diseases characterized by wilting. ¹

7. Verb. (archaic) (form of Second-person singular present tense will) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Wilt

1. to become limp [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: limp

Medical Definition of Wilt

1. A plant disease in which bacteria invade the vessels of herbaceous plants, interfere with movement of water and nutrients, and produce certain toxins that cause wilting and the eventual death of the plant. (09 Oct 1997)

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willy nilly
willy willies
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willyamite
willyard
willyart
willying
willywaw
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wilms tumour
wiln
wilsome
wilson disease
wilt (current term)
wilt disease
wiltable
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wiltingly
wiltja
wiltjas
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wiluite
wilwe
wilwes
wily
wimberger ring

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