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di·lap·i·date

 (dĭ-lăp′ĭ-dāt′)
tr. & intr.v. di·lap·i·dat·ed, di·lap·i·dat·ing, di·lap·i·dates
1. To bring or fall into a state of partial ruin, decay, or disrepair.
2. Archaic To squander; waste.

[Latin dīlapidāre, dīlapidāt-, to demolish, destroy : dī-, dis-, apart; see dis- + lapidāre, to throw stones (from lapis, lapid-, stone).]

di·lap′i·da′tion n.

dilapidate

(dɪˈlæpɪˌdeɪt)
vb
to fall or cause to fall into ruin or decay
[C16: from Latin dīlapidāre to scatter, waste, from dis- apart + lapidāre to stone, throw stones, from lapis stone]

di•lap•i•date

(dɪˈlæp ɪˌdeɪt)

v. -dat•ed, -dat•ing. v.t.
1. to cause or allow to fall into a state of disrepair, as by misuse or neglect.
2. Archaic. to squander.
v.i.
3. to decay.
[1560–70; < Medieval Latin dīlapidātus, past participle of dīlapidāre to squander (compare dīlapidātiō disrepair), Latin: to pelt with stones =di- di-2 + lapidāre to stone, derivative of lapis stone]
di•lap`i•da′tion, n.

dilapidate


Past participle: dilapidated
Gerund: dilapidating

Imperative
dilapidate
dilapidate
Present
I dilapidate
you dilapidate
he/she/it dilapidates
we dilapidate
you dilapidate
they dilapidate
Preterite
I dilapidated
you dilapidated
he/she/it dilapidated
we dilapidated
you dilapidated
they dilapidated
Present Continuous
I am dilapidating
you are dilapidating
he/she/it is dilapidating
we are dilapidating
you are dilapidating
they are dilapidating
Present Perfect
I have dilapidated
you have dilapidated
he/she/it has dilapidated
we have dilapidated
you have dilapidated
they have dilapidated
Past Continuous
I was dilapidating
you were dilapidating
he/she/it was dilapidating
we were dilapidating
you were dilapidating
they were dilapidating
Past Perfect
I had dilapidated
you had dilapidated
he/she/it had dilapidated
we had dilapidated
you had dilapidated
they had dilapidated
Future
I will dilapidate
you will dilapidate
he/she/it will dilapidate
we will dilapidate
you will dilapidate
they will dilapidate
Future Perfect
I will have dilapidated
you will have dilapidated
he/she/it will have dilapidated
we will have dilapidated
you will have dilapidated
they will have dilapidated
Future Continuous
I will be dilapidating
you will be dilapidating
he/she/it will be dilapidating
we will be dilapidating
you will be dilapidating
they will be dilapidating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been dilapidating
you have been dilapidating
he/she/it has been dilapidating
we have been dilapidating
you have been dilapidating
they have been dilapidating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been dilapidating
you will have been dilapidating
he/she/it will have been dilapidating
we will have been dilapidating
you will have been dilapidating
they will have been dilapidating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been dilapidating
you had been dilapidating
he/she/it had been dilapidating
we had been dilapidating
you had been dilapidating
they had been dilapidating
Conditional
I would dilapidate
you would dilapidate
he/she/it would dilapidate
we would dilapidate
you would dilapidate
they would dilapidate
Past Conditional
I would have dilapidated
you would have dilapidated
he/she/it would have dilapidated
we would have dilapidated
you would have dilapidated
they would have dilapidated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.dilapidate - bring into a condition of decay or partial ruin by neglect or misuse
destroy, destruct - do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of; "The fire destroyed the house"
2.dilapidate - fall into decay or ruin; "The unoccupied house started to decay"
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
deteriorate - become worse or disintegrate; "His mind deteriorated"
rust, corrode - become destroyed by water, air, or a corrosive such as an acid; "The metal corroded"; "The pipes rusted"
weather - change under the action or influence of the weather; "A weathered old hut"
eat at, erode, gnaw at, gnaw, wear away - become ground down or deteriorate; "Her confidence eroded"
wilt, droop - become limp; "The flowers wilted"
ruin - fall into ruin
fall apart, wear out, bust, wear, break - go to pieces; "The lawn mower finally broke"; "The gears wore out"; "The old chair finally fell apart completely"
Translations
chátratruinovat
hävittäärapistuarapistuttaa
popaść w ruinęroztrwonićzrujnować się