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BIODEGRADE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does biodegrade mean? 

BIODEGRADE (verb)
  The verb BIODEGRADE has 1 sense:

1. break down naturally through the action of biological agents

  Familiarity information: BIODEGRADE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BIODEGRADE (verb)


Sense 1biodegrade [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Break down naturally through the action of biological agents

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Context example:

Plastic bottles do not biodegrade

Hypernyms (to "biodegrade" is one way to...):

decompose; molder; moulder; rot (break down)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s


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