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Synonyms for corrodekəˈroʊd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. corrode, eat, rust(verb)

    cause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid

    "The acid corroded the metal"; "The steady dripping of water rusted the metal stopper in the sink"

    eat up, wipe out, deplete, use up, eat, feed, corrode, consume, exhaust, rust, run through, eat on

  2. corrode, rust(verb)

    become destroyed by water, air, or a corrosive such as an acid

    "The metal corroded"; "The pipes rusted"

    corrode, rust, eat


  1. corrode(verb)

    rust, gnaw, waste, wear, canker

  2. corrode(verb)

    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.

    canker, waste, gnaw, wear, rust

  3. corrode(verb)

    To consume; to wear away; to prey upon; to impair.

    canker, wear, gnaw, rust, waste

  4. corrode(verb)

    To have corrosive action; to be subject to corrosion.

    canker, gnaw, wear, rust, waste

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. corrode(v. a.)

    erode, canker, eat away

  2. corrode(v. a.)

    consume, waste, wear away, prey upon

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