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English noun: mildew

1. mildew (process) the process of becoming mildewed

Synonymsmold, mould

Broader (hypernym)spoilage, spoiling

2. mildew (plant) a fungus that produces a superficial (usually white) growth on organic matter

Broader (hypernym)fungus

Narrower (hyponym)downy mildew, false mildew, powdery mildew

English verb: mildew

1. mildew (change) become moldy; spoil due to humidity

SamplesThe furniture molded in the old house.


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)change

Narrower (hyponym)dry-rot, smut

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