7 Definitions of Rot
The meaning of the word rot, the definition of Rot:
n. - Process of rotting; decay; putrefaction.
n. - A disease or decay in fruits, leaves, or wood, supposed to be caused by minute fungi. See Bitter rot, Black rot, etc., below.
n. - A fatal distemper which attacks sheep and sometimes other animals. It is due to the presence of a parasitic worm in the liver or gall bladder. See 1st Fluke, 2.
v. i. - To undergo a process common to organic substances by which they lose the cohesion of their parts and pass through certain chemical changes, giving off usually in some stages of the process more or less offensive odors; to become decomposed by a natural process; to putrefy; to decay.
v. i. - Figuratively: To perish slowly; to decay; to die; to become corrupt.
v. t. - To make putrid; to cause to be wholly or partially decomposed by natural processes; as, to rot vegetable fiber.
v. t. - To expose, as flax, to a process of maceration, etc., for the purpose of separating the fiber; to ret.
The word "rot" uses 3 letters: O R T
Direct anagrams of rot:
Words formed by adding one letter before or after rot, or to rot in any order:
a - rato rota taro tora b - bort c - torc d - trod e - rote tore f - fort g - grot h - thro i - riot roti tiro tori trio l - rotl m - mort n - torn o - root roto toro p - port trop r - torr s - orts rots sort tors t - tort trot u - rout tour w - trow wort y - ryot tory troy tyro
Shorter words found within rot:
List shorter words within rot, sorted by length
All words formed from rot by changing one letter
Browse words starting with rot by next letter
Previous word in our database: rosy
Next word in our database: rota