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1 rot /ˈrɑːt/ verb
rots; rotted; rotting
1 rot
/ˈrɑːt/
verb
rots; rotted; rotting
Learner's definition of ROT
: to slowly decay or cause (something) to decay
[no object]
often used figuratively
[+ object]
sometimes used figuratively
Synonyms see: [1]decay
2 rot /ˈrɑːt/ noun
2 rot
/ˈrɑːt/
noun
Learner's definition of ROT
[noncount]
: the process of rotting or the condition that results when something rots often used figuratively
see also dry rot
informal + somewhat old-fashioned : foolish words or ideas : nonsense
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