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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abrade, corrade, abrase, rub down, rub offverb

    wear away

  2. scour, abradeverb

    rub hard or scrub

    "scour the counter tops"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Abradeverb

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

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

  2. Abradeverb

    same as Abraid

    Etymology: [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.]

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  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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