Definitions for chip away at

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word chip away at

Princeton's WordNet

  1. chip away, chip away at(verb)

    remove or withdraw gradually: "These new customs are chipping away at the quality of life"

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chip away at in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chip away at in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Bob Previdi:

    I don't see where this ends. I see this as continuing to chip away at the foundation of our school system.

  2. Melissa Melewsky:

    When you chip away at protections for the press, you diminish their ability to do their constitutionally protected job.

  3. Robert Jenkins:

    Some regulators continue to chip away at leverage. The banking lobby is chipping away at the chipping away, and the banking lobby is winning.

  4. Robert Jenkins:

    The single greatest risk to financial stability remains excessive leverage in the banking system, some regulators continue to chip away at leverage. The banking lobby is chipping away at the chipping away, and the banking lobby is winning.

  5. Junichi Ishikawa:

    Pressure to unwind dollar long positions is mounting and focus is on how long this trend will continue. 'China risk' has dampened hopes for a September rate hike and upcoming data could further chip away at expectations for a Fed tightening.

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