Associations to the word «Erode»


ERODE, verb. To wear away by abrasion, corrosion or chemical reaction.
ERODE, verb. (figurative) To destroy gradually by an ongoing process.

Dictionary definition

ERODE, verb. Become ground down or deteriorate; "Her confidence eroded".
ERODE, verb. Remove soil or rock; "Rain eroded the terraces".

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke