Complete Definition of "corrode"

English

Etymology
From the Latin corrodere, to gnaw, via the French corroder.

Verb
en-verb|corrodes|corroding|corroded|corroded

  1. To eat away by degrees; to wear away or diminish by gradually separating or destroying small particles of, as by action of a strong acid or a caustic alkali.
  2. To consume; to wear away; to prey upon; to impair.
  3. To have corrosive action; to be subject to corrosion.

Synonyms
(to eat away by degrees): canker, gnaw, rust, waste, wear

Translations
Spanish: corroer, corroerse

Category:English ergative verbs


Italian

Verb
corrode

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

Category:Italian verb forms

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