HyperDic: abrade

English > 2 senses of the word abrade:
VERBcontactabrade, corrade, abrase, rub down, rub offwear away
contactabrade, scourrub hard or scrub
English > abrade: 2 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningwear away.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymscorrade, abrase, rub down, rub off
Entailed byroughenmake rough or rougher
Narrowerchafe, excoriatetear or wear off the skin or make sore by abrading
raspscrape with a rasp
Broaderwear away, wear offdiminish, as by friction
Spanishcorroerse, desgastar, erosionarse, gastarse, gastar, raer
Adjectivesabrasivecausing abrasion
Nounsabradanta substance that abrades or wears down
abrader, abradanta tool or machine used for wearing down or smoothing or polishing
abrasionthe wearing down of rock / rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice
abrasionerosion by friction
abrasionan abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off
English > abrade: 2 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningrub hard or scrub.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymscour
BroaderrubMove over something with pressure
Spanishdesgastar, fregar
Catalanfregar
Adjectivesabrasivecausing abrasion
Nounsabradera tool or machine used for wearing down or smoothing or polishing

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