Meaning of ABRADE in English

ABRADE

v. Function: verb

1 to injure or flaw by frictional action FF1C; wind-driven sand abraded the glass FF1E;

Synonyms: chafe, corrade, erode, gall, graze, rub, ruffle, wear

Related Words: corrode, eat away, fret; grate, rasp, scrape

2

Synonyms: CHAFE 3, excoriate, fret, gall, rub

Related Words: burn

3

Synonyms: ANNOY 1, bother, ||bug, chafe, exercise, fret, gall, irk, provoke, ruffle

Related Words: disorganize, disturb, flurry, rattle; confuse, distract, perturb

Contrasted Words: calm, relieve, soothe

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