decompose

decompose
I. v. a.
Decompound, disintegrate, analyze, resolve, resolve into its elements.
II. v. n.
Decay, putrefy, become corrupt, fall into decay, go to pieces, be resolved into its elements.

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  • décomposé — ⇒DÉCOMPOSÉ, ÉE, part. passé et adj. I. Part. passé de décomposer. II. Adjectif A. [Correspond à décomposer A] 1. Un corps, une substance décomposé(e). La lumière, un rayon décomposé(e). L eau décomposée en ses éléments constitutifs (VERNE, Île… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • décomposé — décomposé, ée (dé kon pô zé, zée) part. passé. 1°   Dont la composition est détruite. L eau décomposée par les chimistes en oxygène et hydrogène. 2°   Terme de botanique. Feuilles décomposées, feuilles qui sont partagées en nombreuses divisions… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • decompose — [v1] rot, break up break down, crumble, decay, disintegrate, dissolve, fall apart, fester, molder, putrefy, putresce, spoil, taint, turn; concept 469 Ant. combine, develop, grow, improve decompose [v2] analyze by taking apart anatomize, atomize,… …   New thesaurus

  • Decompose — De com*pose , v. i. To become resolved or returned from existing combinations; to undergo dissolution; to decay; to rot. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Decompose — De com*pose , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Decomposed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Decomposing}.] [Cf. F. d[ e]composer. Cf. {Discompose}.] To separate the constituent parts of; to resolve into original elements; to set free from previously existing forms of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • decompose — index decay, degenerate, deteriorate, disintegrate, disorganize, dissolve (disperse), spoil (impair …   Law dictionary

  • decompose — 1750s, to separate into components, from DE (Cf. de ), privative prefix (see DE (Cf. de )), + COMPOSE (Cf. compose). Sense of putrefy is first recorded 1777. Related: Decomposed; decomposing …   Etymology dictionary

  • decompose — *decay, rot, putrefy, spoil, disintegrate, crumble Analogous words: deliquesce, *liquefy, melt …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • decomposé — Decomposé, [decompos]ée. part. Il a les significations de son verbe …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • decompose — ► VERB 1) (of organic matter) decay. 2) break down into component elements. DERIVATIVES decomposable adjective decomposition noun …   English terms dictionary

  • decompose — [dē΄kəm pōz′] vt., vi. decomposed, decomposing [Fr décomposer: see DE & COMPOSE] 1. to break up or separate into basic components or parts 2. to rot SYN. DECAY decomposable adj. decomposition [dē΄käm pə zish′ən] …   English World dictionary

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