HyperDic: corrode

English > 2 senses of the word corrode:
VERBchangecorrode, eat, rustcause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid
changecorrode, rustbecome destroyed by water, air, or a corrosive such as an acid
corrode > pronunciation
Soundskerow'd
Rhymesabode ... workload: 51 rhymes with owd...
English > corrode: 2 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningCause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"The acid corroded the metal"
Synonymseat, rust
Broaderdamageinflict damage / damage upon
Similar tocorrode, rustBecome destroyed by water, air, or a corrosive such as an acid
Spanishaherrumbrar, corroer, desgastar, herrumbrar, oxidar
Catalancorroir, desgastar, rovellar
Adjectivescorrosiveof a substance, especially a strong acid
Nounscorrosion, corrodingerosion by chemical action
English > corrode: 2 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningBecome destroyed by water, air, or a corrosive such as an acid.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelThese cars won't corrode
Example"The metal corroded"
Synonymrust
Entailed byetchmake an etching / etching of
Narrowerfret, eat awaywear away or erode
Broaderdecay, crumble, dilapidatefall into decay or ruin
Similar tocorrode, eat, rustCause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid
Spanishaherrumbrarse, corroerse, corroer, oxidarse
Catalancorroir-se, corroir, rovellar-se
Adjectivescorrosiveof a substance, especially a strong acid
Nounscorrosion, corrodingerosion by chemical action
corrosiona state of deterioration in metals caused by oxidation or chemical action

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