Synonyms of decompose in English:

decompose


See definition of decompose

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’

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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