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Synonyms for abrasionəˈbreɪ ʒən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abrasion, scratch, scrape, excoriation(noun)

    an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off

    Synonyms:
    lolly, start, attrition, cacography, scrawl, clams, cabbage, wampum, starting line, lucre, detrition, boodle, mark, incision, gelt, scratch line, scratching, bread, scraping, slit, lettuce, prick, loot, sugar, chicken feed, scratch, simoleons, abrasion, grinding, moolah, pelf, dough, dinero, kale, scrape, scar, corrasion, scribble, dent, shekels, excoriation

  2. abrasion, attrition, corrasion, detrition(noun)

    erosion by friction

    Synonyms:
    excoriation, corrasion, contriteness, rubbing, detrition, contrition, scratch, attrition, friction, abrasion, scrape, grinding

  3. grinding, abrasion, attrition, detrition(noun)

    the wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice

    Synonyms:
    excoriation, corrasion, contriteness, rubbing, detrition, contrition, scratch, attrition, friction, abrasion, scrape, grinding

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. abrasion(n.)

    Synonyms:
    friction, attrition, rubbing, disintegration, CONFRICATION, wearing away, wearing off, rubbing off

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List of paraphrases:

friction, contusion


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