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erode

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of erode

  1. 1 to consume or wear away gradually the fear that inflation will continue to erode people's savings Synonyms of erode bite (at), corrode, eat, fret, gnaw, nibbleWords Related to erode break down, break up, decompose, disintegrate, dissolve; decimate, destroy, devastate, ruin, waste, wreckNear Antonyms of erode freshen, recreate, refresh, refreshen, regenerate, rejuvenate, renew, restore, revitalize, revive

  2. 2 to damage or diminish by continued friction the winds and desert sands have eroded much of the original surface of these ancient monuments Synonyms of erode chafe, corrade, abrade, fray, frazzle, fret, gall, rasp, rub, wearWords Related to erode file, gnaw, grate, graze, grind, nibble, sandblast, sandpaper, scour, scrape, scuff, shave; erase, reduce, rub out, wear out, wipe (away); bite, break down, break up, chew, corrode, decompose, disintegrate, dissolve, eat; hone, sharpen, whet



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