Complete Definition of "abrade"

English

Pronunciation
a|RP IPA|/ÉËbreɪd/
a|US IPA|/ÉËbrejd/
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-eɪd|-eɪd

Etymology 1
17th Century, from Latin abrÄdere "to scrape off", which comes from ab- + rÄdere "to scrape".

Verb
en-verb|abrad|ing

  1. transitive To rub off|rub or wear off; to waste or wear away by friction; to damage or make rough; as, to abrade rocks.

Translations
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Czech: obrousit, odÅít
Danish: afskrabe
Dutch: schuren
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ttbc|Vietnamese: làm trầy, cỠxơ ra, mài mòn

Etymology 2
From Old English abraiden

Verb
en-verb|abrad|ing

  1. transitive obsolete spelling of|abraid

Italian

Verb
abrade

  1. form of|third-person|Third-person singular present tense|abradere#Italian|abradere|lang=Italian

Category:Italian verb forms

ar:abrade
de:abrade
fa:abrade
fr:abrade
io:abrade
pl:abrade
pt:abrade
vi:abrade
uk:abrade
zh:abrade

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