Abrade

Verb

  • (transitive) To irritate by rubbing; chafe. [First attested in the mid 18th century.]
  • (transitive) obsolete spelling of abraid
  • (transitive) To wear down or exhaust, as a person; irritate. [First attested in the mid 18th century.]
  • (intransitive) To undergo abrasion.
  • (transitive) To rub or wear off; erode. [First attested in the late 17th century.]
  • (transitive) To cause the surface to become more rough.

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