Word Meaning

(of wind, water, or other natural agents) gradually wear away (soil, rock, or land)

Part Of Speech:



Wear away   Wear down   Abrade   Scrape away   Grind down  


  • Confidence is eroded and the health of our nation suffers.

  • Without the work these planters do, soils would erode, hillsides would slide into streams, and entire habitats would be devastated.

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