Synonyms of decompose in English:

decompose


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verb

1‘the chemical prevents corpses from decomposing’

SYNONYMS
decay, rot, putrefy, go bad, go off, spoil, fester, perish, deteriorate, degrade, break down, break up, moulder
technical mortify, necrotize, sphacelate
archaic corrupt

2‘some minerals decompose very rapidly’

SYNONYMS
break up, break apart, fall apart, fragment, disintegrate, crumble, dissolve
break down, decay

3‘semantic markers decompose the meanings of words into more primitive elements’

SYNONYMS
separate, divide, break down, dissect, atomize, dissolve, resolve, reduce
rare fractionate