Definitions For Decompose


  • Separate (substances) into constituent elements or parts
  • Break down
  • Lose a stored charge, magnetic flux, or current
  • To cause something (such as dead plants and the bodies of dead animals) to be slowly destroyed and broken down by natural processes, chemicals, etc.
  • To cause something (such as a chemical) to be separated into smaller or simpler parts

Is Decompose a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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The word Decompose is worth 16 points in Scrabble and 19 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Decompose in a Sentence

  • Bacteria and fungi help decompose organic matter.
  • The smell of decomposing leaves
  • The compound will decompose in the presence of light.

Synonyms for Decompose

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