What does abrade mean?

Definitions for abradeəˈbreɪd

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word abrade.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. abrade, corrade, abrase, rub down, rub off(verb)

    wear away

  2. scour, abrade(verb)

    rub hard or scrub

    "scour the counter tops"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Abrade(verb)

    to rub or wear off; to waste or wear away by friction; as, to abrade rocks

  2. Abrade(verb)

    same as Abraid

  3. Origin: [L. abradere, abrasum, to scrape off; ab + radere to scrape. See Rase, Raze.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Abrade

    ab-rād′, v.t. to scrape or rub off: to wear down by friction. [L. ab, off, radĕre, rasum, to scrape.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of abrade in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of abrade in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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Translations for abrade

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • ожулвам, протривам, износвам, изтърквам, изтривамBulgarian
  • obrousit, odřítCzech
  • afskrabeDanish
  • abschürfen, abschleifenGerman
  • raspar, escoriarSpanish
  • abraserFrench
  • abrādōLatin
  • kauhoro, okoi, kauoro, kauoroiMāori
  • schurenDutch
  • skure, slipeNorwegian
  • abrazaRomanian
  • обдира́ть, стере́ть, ободра́ть, протира́ть, истира́ть, протере́ть, истере́ть, стира́тьRussian
  • nötaSwedish

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