Pronunciation of Decay
/d_ɪ_k_ˈeɪ/, /dɪkˈe͡ɪ/, /dɪkˈe‍ɪ/

Usage examples for decay

  1. By the end of that century, however, two great causes were at work which made for the decay of chivalry. – Chaucer and His England by G. G. Coulton
  2. All this is by no means saying that love of country, and of use and wont as it runs in one's home area and among one's own people, would suffer decay, or even abatement. – An Inquiry Into The Nature Of Peace And The Terms Of Its Perpetuation by Thorstein Veblen
  3. If all wood exposed to decay were similarly treated, we could save about six billion board feet of timber each year. – The School Book of Forestry by Charles Lathrop Pack

Idioms for decay

  1. fall into decay

Rhymes for decay

  • re, bray, sleigh, they, se, pei, bey, frey, wei, gray, may, che, stay, brae, ney, dey, yea, dae, faye, hwe, dray, ca, maye, trey, play, hey, nay, shay, flay, way, say, paye, hay, spray, quai, saye, fay, cray, lei, pay, pray, brey, bay, clay, jay, mae, drey, whey, klay, tae, kay, kaye, jaye, k, rae, daye, mey, j, jae, de, neigh, day, stray, ae, khe, wray, tay, weigh, raye, lait, mei, ay, tray, vey, rey, prey, sway, quay, haye, wey, sze, graye, ne, sta, gway, blay, wy, shea, nej, waye, fey, gaye, fray, ley, grey, lay, yay, cay, ray, slay, fe;
  • ga, olay, dk, bombay, belay, okay, nisei, sorbet, renee, cliche, array, croquet, passe, dossier, b-j, manet, monet, display, rene, bouquet, fillet, risque, o'shea, millay, dismay, mccrea, oj, cache, mckay, portray, orsay, levey, puree, delay, hervey, toupee, macrae, da, essay, abbe, filet, halfway, survey, soiree, ek, betray, hooray, souffle, valet, defray, beret, ha, chalet, replay, ballet, purvey, cafe, mcveigh, carre, jose, beauvais, saute, prepay, asay, today, obey, parquet, away, nikkei, convey, moray, cathay, gervais, hurray, allay, delray, mackay, crochet, buffet, ole, repay, sergei, calais, astray;
  • disobey, underway, dak, piaget, overstay, overplay, ita, monterrey, lyonnais, jna, underplay, attache, cabaret, ekk, intraday, bua, aaa, chevrolet, bouvier, monterey, perrier, fiance, cea, cabernet, ira, faberge, uva, bta, disarray;
  • cabriolet, foia, asea, naivete, hiaa, communique, ceta, noaa;
  • waga;