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Synonyms for erosion
ɪˈroʊ ʒənero·sion

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Princeton's WordNet4.0 / 1 vote

  1. erosion, eroding, eating away, wearing, wearing awaynoun

    (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)

    Synonyms:
    eating away, wear, wearing, corroding, wearing away, corrosion, eroding

  2. erosionnoun

    condition in which the earth's surface is worn away by the action of water and wind

    Synonyms:
    eating away, corrosion, wearing, wearing away, eroding, corroding

  3. erosionnoun

    a gradual decline of something

    "after the accounting scandal there was an erosion of confidence in the auditors"

    Synonyms:
    eating away, corrosion, wearing, wearing away, eroding, corroding

  4. corrosion, corroding, erosionnoun

    erosion by chemical action

    Synonyms:
    eating away, eroding, wearing, wearing away, corrosion, corroding

Editors Contribution5.0 / 1 vote

  1. denudation

    since denudation means uncovering or removing, erosion means wearing or removal of land.

    Submitted by acronimous on January 11, 2018  

Dictionary of English Synonymes3.0 / 1 vote

  1. erosionnoun

    Synonyms:
    corrosion, eating away

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words2.0 / 2 votes

  1. erosionnoun

    Synonyms:
    corrosion, eroding

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How to use erosion in a sentence?

  1. William Dudley:

    We have a financial system that is much more resilient (since the crisis), and the available evidence suggests that this transformation has not resulted in any significant erosion in market liquidity.

  2. Ben Smith:

    We’re at the forefront on a lot of the coastal erosion that’s happening in the country right now, so climate change is something that we’d definitely like to see a response on.

  3. Alishan Forest Railway:

    Taiwan red cypress and Taiwan cypress are fine and uniform wood materials, they’re durable, resistant to erosion and insects. The essential oils it contains exudes a unique phytoncide scent (the scent of the forest), which is both energizing and cleansing. Passengers could enjoy a refreshing forest bathing experience.

  4. Chief Executive Shaun Thaxter:

    The outlook for 2015 is very uncertain as to the timing, extent and impact of tablet price erosion.

  5. William Bottke:

    This means that the Earth has fewer older craters on its most stable regions not because of erosion, but because the impact rate was lower prior to 290 million years ago, the Moon is like a time capsule, helping us understand the Earth. We found that The Moon shared a similar bombardment history, which meant the answer to Earth's impact rate was staring everyone right in the face.


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