HyperDic: eat_away

English > 2 senses of the expression eat away:
VERBchangeeat away, erode, fretremove soil or rock
changeeat away, fretwear away or erode
English > eat away: 2 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningRemove soil or rock.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymserode, fret
Narrowerwashform by erosion
Broaderdamageinflict damage / damage upon
Spanishcorroer, desgastar, erosionar
Catalancorroir-se, desgastar-se, erosionar-se, erosionar
English > eat away: 2 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningwear away or erode.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymfret
Broadercorrode, rustBecome destroyed by water, air, or a corrosive such as an acid
Spanishcorroer, desgastarse, desgastar, erosionarse, raer
Catalandesgastar, raure, rosegar

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