HyperDic: chafe

English > 8 senses of the word chafe:
VERBperceptionchafe, gall, fretbecome or make sore by or as if by rubbing
emotionchafefeel extreme / extreme irritation or anger
emotionchafe, annoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, devilcause annoyance in
contactchafe, excoriatetear or wear off the skin or make sore by abrading
contactchafe, rub, fray, fret, scratchcause friction
changechafewarm / warm by rubbing, as with the hands
NOUNstatechafesoreness and warmth caused by friction
feelingchafe, annoyance, vexationanger produced by some annoying irritation
chafe > pronunciation
Soundschey'f
Rhymessafe ... waif: 5 rhymes with eyf...
English > chafe: 8 senses > noun 1, state
Meaningsoreness and warmth caused by friction.
Example"he had a nasty chafe on his knee"
Broadertenderness, soreness, rawnessA pain that is felt (as when the area is touched)
Spanishirritación
Catalanirritació
Verbschafewarm / warm by rubbing, as with the hands
chafetear or wear off the skin or make sore by abrading
chafecause friction
chafebecome or make sore by or as if by rubbing
English > chafe: 8 senses > noun 2, feeling
Meaninganger produced by some annoying irritation.
Synonymsannoyance, vexation
Narroweraggravation, exasperationAn exasperated feeling of annoyance
displeasureThe feeling of being displeased or annoyed or dissatisfied with someone or something
frustrationA feeling of annoyance at being hindered or criticized
harassment, tormentA feeling of intense annoyance caused by being tormented
pique, temper, irritationA sudden outburst of anger / anger
Broaderanger, choler, ireA strong emotion
Spanishcontrariedad, suplicio, vejación
Catalancontrarietat, vexació
English > chafe: 8 senses > verb 1, perception
MeaningBecome or make sore by or as if by rubbing.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsgall, fret
Broaderirritateexcite to an abnormal condition, or chafe or inflame
Spanishmolestar
Catalanmolestar
Nounschafesoreness and warmth caused by friction
English > chafe: 8 senses > verb 2, emotion
MeaningFeel extreme / extreme irritation or anger.
PatternSomebody ----s
Broaderfeel, experienceUndergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind
Similar toannoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devilCause annoyance in
English > chafe: 8 senses > verb 3, emotion
MeaningCause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymsannoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, devil
Narrowerantagonize, antagoniseProvoke the hostility of
eat into, fret, rankle, grategnaw into
fretCause annoyance in
get, get under one's skinirritate
harass, hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest, provokeannoy continually or chronically
peeveCause to be annoyed, irritated, or resentful
ruffleTrouble or vex
BroaderdispleaseGive displeasure to
Similar tochafeFeel extreme / extreme irritation or anger
Spanishagobiar, enfadar, fastidiar, incomodar, irritar, molestar, mortificar, provocar, vejar
Catalanamoïnar, atabalar, enfadar, fastidiar, incomodar, irritar, molestar, mortificar, provocar, vexar
English > chafe: 8 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningtear or wear off the skin or make sore by abrading.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"This leash chafes the dog's neck"
Synonymexcoriate
Broaderabrade, corrade, abrase, rub down, rub offwear away
Spanishirritar, rozar
Nounschafesoreness and warmth caused by friction
English > chafe: 8 senses > verb 5, contact
MeaningCause friction.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Something ----s somebody
Synonymsrub, fray, fret, scratch
Broadertouch, adjoin, meet, contactBe in direct physical contact with
Spanishescoriar, rozar
Catalanarpar, esgarrapar, fregar-se, garfinyar, gratar, polir, rascar, ratllar, refregar-se, unglejar
Nounschafesoreness and warmth caused by friction
English > chafe: 8 senses > verb 6, change
Meaningwarm / warm by rubbing, as with the hands.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Broaderwarmmake warm or warmer
Spanishirritar, rozar
Nounschafesoreness and warmth caused by friction

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