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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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. erode(v. a.)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    undermine, weaken

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How to use erode in a sentence?

  1. Matthias Zelinger:

    The build-out will have a serious dent in 2019 for onshore and a complete stalling of offshore projects in 2020 and 2021, while other European countries have a steady order pipeline, this could erode the competitiveness of Germany as a reference market for component manufacturers.

  2. Sara Vakhshouri:

    It is not possible for the United States to keep this consensus against Iran with European countries and other countries for much longer, the sanctions and this consensus could erode after some time.

  3. Ronald Newman:

    If enacted, the bills would raise a host of constitutional concerns, undermining public safety and harming immigrants and U.S. citizens alike, they would also lead to significant, unnecessary federal spending and erode US values and norms. They would provide rocket fuel for President Trump's mass deportation agenda.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.


Translations for erode

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  • еродирам, разяждамBulgarian
  • erodierenGerman
  • syövyttää, kuluttaa, jäytääFinnish
  • éroderFrench
  • corrodere, rodere, erodereItalian
  • aantasten, uitslijten, verweren, inbijten, afslijten, aanvreten, uitbijten, eroderen, corroderenDutch
  • erodirPortuguese
  • กร่อนThai

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