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Princeton's WordNet

  1. whittle away, whittle down, wear away(verb)

    cut away in small pieces

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

  2. wear away, wear off(verb)

    diminish, as by friction

    "Erosion wore away the surface"

    Synonyms:
    wear thin, eat at, whittle down, whittle away, wear, wear down, wear off, gnaw, gnaw at, erode, wear out

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

    become ground down or deteriorate

    "Her confidence eroded"

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. wear away

    Synonyms:
    (Active.) waste, WEAR

  2. wear away

    Synonyms:
    [Neuter.] be consumed, be wasted

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How to say wear away in sign language?

  1. wearaway

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