- (transitive) To rub or wear off; to waste or wear away by friction; to damage or make rough; as, to abrade rocks.
abate; ablate; abrase; abstract; atomize; bark; bate; beat; blemish; bloody; bother; bray; break; brecciate; bug; burn; chafe; check; chip; claw; comminute; confuse; contriturate; corrode; crack; craze; crumb; crumble; crush; curtail; cut; decrease; deduct; depreciate; derogate; detract; diminish; disintegrate; disorganize; disparage; distract; disturb; drain; eat away; erase; erode; excoriate; exercise; extract; file; file away; flour; fracture; fragment; fray; frazzle; fret; gall; gash; gnaw; gnaw away; grain; granulate; granulize; grate; graze; grind; grind to powder; hurt; impair; incise; injure; irk; lacerate; leach; lessen; levigate; maim; make mincemeat of; mash; maul; mill; mutilate; perturb; pestle; pierce; pound; powder; provoke; pulverize; puncture; purify; rasp; raze; reduce; reduce to powder; refine; remove; rend; retrench; rip; rub; rub away; rub off; rub out; ruffle; run; rupture; savage; scald; scorch; scotch; scour; scrape; scratch; scrub; scrunch; scuff; shard; shorten; shred; skin; slash; slit; smash; sprain; squash; stab; stick; strain; subduct; subtract; take away; take from; tatter; tear; thin; thin out; traumatize; triturate; wear; wear away; wear down; wear off; wear out; wear ragged; weather; weed; withdraw; wound; wrench
- The translations below need to be checked.
- third-person singular present indicative of abradere
- second-person singular present active imperative of abrādō