Definition of Abrade in English :

Define Abrade in English

Abrade meaning in English

Meaning of Abrade in English

Pronunciation of Abrade in English

Abrade pronunciation in English

Pronounce Abrade in English


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1. abrade, abrase, corrade, rub down, rub off

wear away

2. abrade, scour

rub hard or scrub

Example Sentences:
'scour the counter tops'

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see synonyms of abrade
to scrape away or wear down by friction; erode

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see synonyms of abrade
verb transitive, verb intransitiveWord forms: aˈbraded or aˈbrading
to scrape or rub off; wear away by scraping or rubbing

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see synonyms of abrade
v. a·brad·ed, a·brad·ing, a·brades
To wear down, rub away, or scrape by friction: water that abraded the canyon walls.
To become worn or scraped by abrasion: some leather abrades easily.

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