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Definition of ABRADE

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Abrade \A*brade"\, v. t.
     Same as {Abraid}. [Obs.]
     [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Abrade \Ab*rade"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Abraded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Abrading}.] [L. abradere, abrasum, to scrape off; ab + radere to scrape. See {Rase}, {Raze}.] To rub or wear off; to waste or wear away by friction; as, to abrade rocks. --Lyell. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

151 Moby Thesaurus words for "abrade":
     abate, ablate, abrase, abstract, atomize, bark, bate, beat, blemish, bloody, bother, bray, break, brecciate, bug, burn, chafe, check, chip, claw, comminute, confuse, contriturate, corrode, crack, craze, crumb, crumble, crush, curtail, cut, decrease, deduct, depreciate, derogate, detract, diminish, disintegrate, disorganize, disparage, distract, disturb, drain, eat away, erase, erode, excoriate, exercise, extract, file, file away, flour, fracture, fragment, fray, frazzle, fret, gall, gash, gnaw, gnaw away, grain, granulate, granulize, grate, graze, grind, grind to powder, hurt, impair, incise, injure, irk, lacerate, leach, lessen, levigate, maim, make mincemeat of, mash, maul, mill, mutilate, perturb, pestle, pierce, pound, powder, provoke, pulverize, puncture, purify, rasp, raze, reduce, reduce to powder, refine, remove, rend, retrench, rip, rub, rub away, rub off, rub out, ruffle, run, rupture, savage, scald, scorch, scotch, scour, scrape, scratch, scrub, scrunch, scuff, shard, shorten, shred, skin, slash, slit, smash, sprain, squash, stab, stick, strain, subduct, subtract, take away, take from, tatter, tear, thin, thin out, traumatize, triturate, wear, wear away, wear down, wear off, wear out, wear ragged, weather, weed, withdraw, wound, wrench


Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thesaurus]


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