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

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.