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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.


Synonymsmold


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


Broader (hypernym)change


Narrower (hyponym)dry-rot, smut









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