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Synonyms for corrode
kəˈroʊd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. corrode, eat, rust(verb)

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

    "The acid corroded the metal"; "The steady dripping of water rusted the metal stopper in the sink"

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

  2. corrode, rust(verb)

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

    "The metal corroded"; "The pipes rusted"

    Synonyms:
    rust, eat

Wiktionary

  1. corrode(verb)

    Synonyms:
    rust, gnaw, waste, wear, canker

  2. corrode(verb)

    To eat away by degrees; to wear away or diminish by gradually separating or destroying small particles of, as by action of a strong acid or a caustic alkali.

    Synonyms:
    canker, waste, gnaw, wear, rust

  3. corrode(verb)

    To consume; to wear away; to prey upon; to impair.

    Synonyms:
    canker, wear, gnaw, rust, waste

  4. corrode(verb)

    To have corrosive action; to be subject to corrosion.

    Synonyms:
    canker, gnaw, wear, rust, waste

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. corrode

    Synonyms:
    eat, rust, gnaw, canker, wear, crumble

    Antonyms:
    repair, renew, furbish, consolidate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. corrode(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    erode, canker, eat away

  2. corrode(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    consume, waste, wear away, prey upon

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. corrode(v)

    Synonyms:
    erode, canker, consume, wear away

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How to use corrode in a sentence?

  1. Alekandr Sergeyevick Pushkin:

    I've lived to bury my desires, And see my dreams corrode with rust Now all that's left are fruitless fires That burn my empty heart to dust.

  2. Robert Heyman:

    This is going to corrode the relationship between the police and the communities that they serve.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    An iron does not rust of its own for it requires oxygen, chloride and moisture from the environment to corrode. Similarly, a citizen's life remains robust until the surrounding is vitiated from all around.

  4. Tom Perez:

    You know when your plumbing goes out in your house or the water pipes in Flint (Michigan) corrode, it has life threatening consequences, and similarly when the political infrastructure corrodes, we lose elections.


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