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- to fall into ruin or disuse
- (figurative) to squander or waste
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Di*lap"i*date (?), v. t. [imp.
& p. p. Dilapidated (?); p. pr. & vb.
n. Dilapidating (?).] [L. dilapidare to
scatter like stones; di- = dis- + lapidare to throw
stones, fr. lapis a stone. See Lapidary.]
1. To bring into a condition of decay or partial
ruin, by misuse or through neglect; to destroy the fairness and good
condition of; -- said of a building.
If the bishop, parson, or vicar, etc.,
dilapidates the buildings, or cuts down the timber of the
2. To impair by waste and abuse; to
The patrimony of the bishopric of Oxon was much
Di*lap"i*date, v. i. To get out of
repair; to fall into partial ruin; to become decayed; as, the church
was suffered to dilapidate. Johnson.
- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
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