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Meaning of EAT AWAY

Pronunciation:  eet u'wey

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [v]  wear away or erode
  2. [v]  remove soil or rock, as of wind or water; "Rain eroded the terraces"
 
 Synonyms: erode, fret
 
 See Also: corrode, damage, rust, wash

 

 

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 Related Terms: abate, abrade, abstract, bate, bite, canker, corrode, curtail, decrease, deduct, depreciate, derogate, detract, diminish, disparage, drain, eat, eat into, erode, extract, file away, gnaw, impair, leach, lessen, nibble away, oxidize, purify, reduce, refine, remove, retrench, rub away, rust, scour, shorten, subduct, subtract, take away, take from, thin, thin out, wear away, weed, withdraw
 

 

 

 

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