worsen-v; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: make or become worse

Lost wages are given when the condition has worsened and the claimant is unable to work.
We found that weight loss, for a few, actually worsened the condition.
The smokers said consuming milk, water, fruits and vegetables worsened the taste of cigarettes.
Then things worsened to the point where it does nothing when the computer is turned on.

VerbNet: other_cos-45.4
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: worsen.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2