Thesaurus > Related Words: abrasion

  Words related to abrasion

Related / Similar Words: grinding, attrition, detrition, corrasion, scratch, scrape, excoriation

 

Definition:
  • the wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice;
  • erosion by friction;
  • an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off;

  •  
    Hyponyms: graze, rope burn

     

    Derivational Morphology: abrade, corrade, abrase, rub down, rub off, grind, mash, crunch, bray, comminute, chafe, excoriate, skin, scrape, scratch, scratch up, grate, rub, itch, fray, fret

     

     
      Search Thesaurus

    Search the meaning/definition of over one hundred thousand words!
     
     
      
      Feature Word
     
      Find words starting with:
       
    A
    B
    C
       
    D
    E
    F
       
    G
    H
    I
       
    J
    K
    L
       
    M
    N
    O
       
    P
    Q
    R
       
    S
    T
    U
       
    V
    W
    X
       
    Y
    Z