Definition of


  1. (verb, change) remove soil or rock
  2. (verb, change) become ground down or deteriorate

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Synonyms of Erode

eat at, eat away, fret, gnaw, gnaw at, wear away

Alternate forms of Erode

Derivations: eroding, erosion, erosive

Hyponyms: wash

Hypernyms: crumble, damage, decay, dilapidate

Origin of the word Erode

  1. 1610s; see erosion. Related: Eroded; eroding. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Words that sound like Erode

eared, earhart, earth, earthy, erato, eroded, ert, erudite

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