Translation of decay in Romanian

decay

putrezire, n.

Pronunciation /dɪˈkeɪ/

noun

  • 1

    (of timber, vegetation) (rot) putrezire
    (of house, area) ruinare
    • to fall into decay a se dărăpăna
  • 2

    (dental)
    carie
  • 3figurative

    (of culture) declin
    (of institution, industry) declin
    (of civilization) decădere
    • moral decay decădere morală

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (food/vegetation/timber) (rot) a putrezi
    (corpse) a se descompune
    (tooth) a se caria
    (bone) a putrezi
  • 2

    (building) (disintegrate) a se ruina
  • 3figurative

    (civilization) (decline) a decădea