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wear away

synonym (synonym of wear away)

hypernym (wear away IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • become ground down or deteriorate (verb.change)
    fall into decay or ruin (verb.change)
     
  • cut away in small pieces (verb.contact)
    inflict damage upon (verb.change)
     
  • diminish, as by friction (verb.contact)
    remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract (verb.change)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF wear away relation)

derivation (.... is derived from wear away)

  • become ground down or deteriorate (verb.change)
    (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it) (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.state)
    condition in which the earth's surface is worn away by the action of water and wind (noun.state)
     
  • (adj.all)
    of a substance, especially a strong acid; capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action (adj.all)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation whittle away whittle down wear off eat at erode gnaw crumble decay dilapidate remove take take away abrade abrase corrade rub down rub off eating away eroding erosion caustic corrosive erosive

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