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Synonyms for abrasion
əˈbreɪ ʒən

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  1. abrasion, scratch, scrape, excoriation(noun)

    an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off

    Synonyms:
    lolly, start, attrition, cacography, scrawl, clams, cabbage, wampum, starting line, lucre, detrition, boodle, mark, incision, gelt, scratch line, scratching, bread, scraping, slit, lettuce, prick, loot, sugar, chicken feed, scratch, simoleons, grinding, moolah, pelf, dough, dinero, kale, scrape, scar, corrasion, scribble, dent, shekels, excoriation

  2. abrasion, attrition, corrasion, detrition(noun)

    erosion by friction

    Synonyms:
    excoriation, corrasion, contriteness, rubbing, detrition, contrition, scratch, attrition, friction, scrape, grinding

  3. grinding, abrasion, attrition, detrition(noun)

    the wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice

    Synonyms:
    excoriation, corrasion, contriteness, rubbing, detrition, contrition, scratch, attrition, friction, scrape, grinding

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. abrasion(n.)

    Synonyms:
    friction, attrition, rubbing, disintegration, CONFRICATION, wearing away, wearing off, rubbing off

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "abrasion":

    friction, contusion

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How to use abrasion in a sentence?

  1. Lucy Skinner:

    It was possible to see abrasion along the edges of the leather scales, meaning that the armor had seen considerable use. That suggests that Tutankhamun had worn it, and that perhaps he had even seen battle.

  2. Jody Thompson:

    He did not have a spot on his body that didn’t have a bruise or abrasion… It was the worst thing I’ve ever seen.

  3. Eamonn McCann:

    For as long as we are divided, there is always potential for abrasion at the interfaces, so there is a lurking and permanent possibility that the Troubles as we call them here will burst out again. I don't expect that to happen but it's there and at the back of many minds, including mine, it's a worry for the future.


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