Definition: to fall to a point where quality is unacceptable
Part of Speech: Verb
Synonym(s): degrade, worsen
Antonym(s): improve, develop
1. Once the alcohol was gone, the party started to degenerate into a state of boredom.
2. My mother moved into a nursing home when her health started to degenerate.
3. Without regular maintenance, the car will degenerate into a nonfunctioning vehicle.