verb (used with or without object), de·te·ri·o·rat·ed, de·te·ri·o·rat·ing.
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Origin of deteriorate
OTHER WORDS FROM deterioratede·te·ri·o·ra·tive, adjectiveun·de·te·ri·o·rat·ed, adjectiveun·de·te·ri·o·rat·ing, adjectiveun·de·te·ri·o·ra·tive, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for deteriorate
As the SERP situation deteriorated, the communication with the agency first soured, then the collaboration was terminated without the problem being resolved.
In just the United States, we’re looking at about $200 billion a year in deteriorating infrastructure.Uncharted Power’s Jessica O. Matthews has a plan to revive America’s crumbling infrastructure|Brooke Henderson|August 23, 2020|Fortune
The error bars around short-season WAR are huge, and “on-pace” stats during a season usually deteriorate quickly.Mookie Betts Is Playing Like An MVP — And The Dodgers Have Needed It|Neil Paine (email@example.com)|August 20, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
The situation could deteriorate further as job losses have begun to mount.Haves and Have-Nots: Pandemic Recovery Explodes China’s Wealth Gap|Daniel Malloy|August 19, 2020|Ozy
The Dalia survey also found that across the board, public perceptions of US global influence have markedly deteriorated.
At the same time, the Easter Elchies House began to deteriorate.
Yet, in pursuit of that ‘great revival of art,’ his anxiety, depression, and overall health began to deteriorate.Decoding Vincent Van Gogh’s Tempestuous, Fragile Mind|Nick Mafi|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As he got older, the two stopped going to the park, and their relationship began to deteriorate.‘Escape From Tomorrow’: Making Disney’s Worst Nightmare|Marlow Stern|October 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This includes the ongoing and intensifying insurgency by "Jihadist" militants in Sinai, which continues to deteriorate.
But if the situation continues to deteriorate, that could start to change quickly.
Wines during fermentation, if improperly managed, will produce acetic acid, which will greatly deteriorate their quality.
But baked potatoes deteriorate every moment they stand after they are tender.
Why is it that the more wealthy, all over Europe, who get flesh more or less, deteriorate in their families so rapidly?Vegetable Diet: As Sanctioned by Medical Men, and by Experience in All Ages|William Andrus Alcott
In case they should sprout, the sprouts should be removed at once, for the potatoes will deteriorate rapidly with such a growth.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 2|Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
Care should be taken to cover each center completely or its quality will deteriorate upon standing.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 5|Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences