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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

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  1. List of paraphrases:

    undermine, weaken

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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

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