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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rust(noun)

    a red or brown oxide coating on iron or steel caused by the action of oxygen and moisture

    Synonyms:
    rust fungus, rusting

    Antonyms:
    neutral, achromatic

  2. rust(noun)

    a plant disease that produces a reddish-brown discoloration of leaves and stems; caused by various rust fungi

    Synonyms:
    rust fungus, rusting

    Antonyms:
    achromatic, neutral

  3. rust, rusting(noun)

    the formation of reddish-brown ferric oxides on iron by low-temperature oxidation in the presence of water

    Synonyms:
    rust, rust fungus, rusting

    Antonyms:
    neutral, achromatic

  4. rust, rust fungus(adj)

    any of various fungi causing rust disease in plants

    Synonyms:
    rust, rust fungus, rusting

    Antonyms:
    achromatic, neutral

  5. rust, rusty, rust-brown(verb)

    of the brown color of rust

    Synonyms:
    rust, hoary, rusty, out of practice(p), rust-brown

    Antonyms:
    neutral, achromatic

  6. corrode, rust(verb)

    become destroyed by water, air, or a corrosive such as an acid

    Synonyms:
    corrode, rust, eat

    Antonyms:
    neutral, achromatic

  7. corrode, eat, rust(verb)

    cause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid

    Synonyms:
    eat up, wipe out, deplete, use up, eat, feed, corrode, consume, exhaust, rust, run through, eat on

    Antonyms:
    neutral, achromatic

  8. rust(verb)

    become coated with oxide

    Synonyms:
    corrode, eat

    Antonyms:
    neutral, achromatic

Wiktionary

  1. rust(noun)

    Synonyms:
    corrode, oxidize, oxidise

  2. rust(verb)

    to oxidize, especially of iron or steel.

    Synonyms:
    oxidize, corrode, oxidise

  3. rust(verb)

    to cause to oxidize.

    Synonyms:
    oxidise, corrode, oxidize

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. rust(n.)

    Synonyms:
    hydrated peroxide of iron

  2. rust(n.)

    Synonyms:
    mildew, blight, must, mustiness, mould, smut

  3. rust(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    gather rust, become rusty, be oxidized

  4. rust(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    decay, degenerate, grow dull, become sluggish

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

oxide, rusting, oxidation, rot, anti-rust


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