decay - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate decay

decay is hyphenated as de-cay

How to pronounce decay

decay is pronounced dɪ´kāɪ

Number of syllables in decay

The number of syllables in decay is 2

What part of speech in decay?

decay can be a noun or an intransitive verb or a verb participle

How common in the word decay?

decay is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does decay convey?

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Common collocations after 'decay'

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Common collocations before 'decay'

age, any, body, dead, death, down, like, look, much, nothing, off, see, various, wet, will

Common collocations of 'decay'

age, any, around, body, bone, boy, dead, death, down, force, heavy, life, like, look, much, nothing, off, old, only, open, over, see, sign, sweet, through, time, various, way, wet, will

List of anagrams of decay

Dacey

Common Conjunction Collocations of decay

amidst, and, but, either, neither, nor, or, yet, Nor, So

Lists containing decay

Synonyms of 'atomize'
Common Noun Collocations of accelerating
Common Verb Collocations of acrid
Common Verb Collocations of blasts
Common Verb Collocations of brands
Common Adjective Collocations of burdened
Common Adjective Collocations of brambles
Common Adjective Collocations of brownstone
Common Verb Collocations of corpses
Common Verb Collocations of crumbling
Common Adjective Collocations of charts
Common Verb Collocations of dilapidated
Common Verb Collocations of demolished
Common Adjective Collocations of distressed
Common Adjective Collocations of decaying
Common Noun Collocations of emitted
Common Noun Collocations of exponential
Common Verb Collocations of exponential
Common Verb Collocations of emblems
Common Noun Collocations of fallen
Common Noun Collocations of flourish
Common Noun Collocations of fane
Common Verb Collocations of fallen
Common Verb Collocations of ferns
Common Verb Collocations of flourished
Common Verb Collocations of fades
Common Verb Collocations of fretted
Common Noun Collocations of gum
Common Noun Collocations of garnered
Common Verb Collocations of gleamed
Common Verb Collocations of gnarled
Common Verb Collocations of grieve
Common Verb Collocations of gamma
Common Verb Collocations of gnaw
Common Verb Collocations of gusty
Common Verb Collocations of hardwood
Common Verb Collocations of hastening
Common Adjective Collocations of hollows
Common Noun Collocations of imperceptibly
Common Noun Collocations of incipient
Common Noun Collocations of impregnable
Common Adjective Collocations of infirmary
Common Adjective Collocations of cabbage
Common Adjective Collocations of crumbling
Words with similar spelling to deray
Words with similar spelling to delay
Words with similar spelling to decry
Words with similar spelling to decoy
Words with similar spelling to decan
Words with similar spelling to decal
Common Noun Collocations of kaon
Common Verb Collocations of kindling
Common Noun Collocations of languishing
Common Verb Collocations of logs
Common Verb Collocations of lingers
Common Adjective Collocations of languished
Common Noun Collocations of muddy
Common Noun Collocations of muck
Common Adjective Collocations of missing
Common Adjective Collocations of manure
Common Noun Collocations of neutron
Common Verb Collocations of neutron
Common Verb Collocations of nascent
Common Noun Collocations of odour
Common Noun Collocations of oddities
Common Noun Collocations of omnipresent
Common Verb Collocations of organic
Common Adjective Collocations of obliterated
Common Adjective Collocations of oat
Common Adjective Collocations of outlive
Common Noun Collocations of premature
Common Verb Collocations of propped
Common Verb Collocations of quark
Common Noun Collocations of ruin
Common Noun Collocations of rot
Common Noun Collocations of rust
Common Noun Collocations of ringed
Common Noun Collocations of rebirth
Common Noun Collocations of radioactive
Common Verb Collocations of rusted
Common Verb Collocations of resistant
Common Verb Collocations of reverberated
Common Adjective Collocations of reeked
Common Noun Collocations of signs
Common Noun Collocations of stench
Common Noun Collocations of stages
Common Verb Collocations of stench
Common Noun Collocations of tooth
Common Adjective Collocations of trunks
Common Noun Collocations of uranium
Common Noun Collocations of untraceable
Common Noun Collocations of untainted
Common Verb Collocations of upholstered