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Synonyms for friction
ˈfrɪk ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. clash, friction(noun)

    a state of conflict between persons

    Synonyms:
    clangour, encounter, rubbing, detrition, clank, skirmish, brush, clangoring, crash, clangor, clash, clang

  2. friction, rubbing(noun)

    the resistance encountered when one body is moved in contact with another

    Synonyms:
    rubbing, detrition, clash

  3. friction, detrition, rubbing(noun)

    effort expended in moving one object over another with pressure

    Synonyms:
    corrasion, abrasion, rubbing, detrition, attrition, clash, grinding

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. friction

    Synonyms:
    rubbing, grating, attrition, abrasion, contact

    Antonyms:
    lubrication, detachment, isolation, noncontact

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. friction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    attrition, abrasion, confrication, rubbing

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    rubbing, abrasion, sticking, tension

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  1. friction

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