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Synonyms for erode
ɪˈroʊd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. erode, gnaw, gnaw at, eat at, wear away(verb)

    become ground down or deteriorate

    "Her confidence eroded"

    Synonyms:
    eat at, wear away, fret, whittle down, whittle away, wear off, gnaw, gnaw at, eat away

  2. erode, eat away, fret(verb)

    remove soil or rock

    "Rain eroded the terraces"

    Synonyms:
    gnaw, fret, rankle, gag, chafe, eat into, fray, gnaw at, fuss, grate, eat at, gall, choke, wear away, eat away, niggle, rub, scratch

Editors Contribution

  1. undermine

    Submitted by anonymous on March 8, 2021  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. erode(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    consume, destroy, canker, corrode, eat away

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "erode":

    undermine, weaken

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How to use erode in a sentence?

  1. Sean Henderson:

    If the market stays in a range for an extended period of time, my retirement account will be dead money that inflation could erode, with options, I can place non-directional trades that make money through time decay.

  2. Neil Greenberg:

    It is also likely, given their age, that the nature of their communication with their families will also affect the children; anxiety expressed by their families could easily erode a child's resilience, on the other hand a positive, 'it'll be just fine' approach may be an effective way of allaying their fears.

  3. Kim Eng Tan:

    A further slowdown in Thailand's economic growth trajectory could erode its sovereign credit metrics over the next few years even without a possible violent confrontation in the country.

  4. Mike Lee:

    Families seem to provide a strong defense, perhaps the strongest, against becoming addicted in the first place, there’s not an easy, simple answer. We need pro-family policies, we need to identify policies that might be harming families or undermining them, that might be discouraging people from getting married or that punish them for doing so, or other policies that erode the family structure.

  5. Manny Pacquiao:

    WBO should take appropriate action on the letter sent by the Games and Amusement Board( GAB) so as not to erode the people's interest in boxing, on my part, I had already accepted the decision but as a leader and, at the same time, fighter, I have the moral obligation to uphold sportsmanship, truth and fairness in the eyes of the public.

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