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Wordnet 3.0


1. worn away as by water or ice or wind;
[syn: eroded, scoured]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Erode \E*rode"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Eroded; p. pr. & vb. n. Eroding.] [L. erodere, erosum; e out + rodere to gnaw. See Rodent.] 1. To eat into or away; to corrode; as, canker erodes the flesh. "The blood . . . erodes the vessels." --Wiseman. [1913 Webster] The smaller charge is more apt to . . . erode the gun. --Am. Cyc. [1913 Webster] 2. (Geol. & Phys. Geog.) (a) To wear away; as, streams and glaciers erode the land. (b) To produce by erosion, or wearing away; as, glaciers erode U-shaped valleys. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 3. to reduce or lessen as if by eroding; as, a politician's base of support is eroded by evidence of corruption; the buying power of the dollar is eroded by inflation. [fig.] [PJC]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Eroded \E*rod"ed\, p. p. & a. 1. Eaten away; gnawed; irregular, as if eaten or worn away. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Having the edge worn away so as to be jagged or irregularly toothed. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

eroded adj 1: worn away as by water or ice or wind [syn: eroded, scoured]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

72 Moby Thesaurus words for "eroded": abated, ablated, attenuated, bated, belittled, blanched, bleached, burnt up, by the board, consumed, contracted, corroded, curtailed, decreased, deflated, depleted, diminished, dissipated, drained, dropped, eaten, eaten up, effete, exhausted, expended, faded, fallen, finished, forfeit, forfeited, gone, impoverished, irretrievable, less, lesser, long-lost, lost, lost to, lower, lowered, miniaturized, out the window, reduced, retrenched, rust-cankered, rust-eaten, rust-worn, rusty, scaled-down, shorn, shorter, shrunk, shrunken, smaller, spent, squandered, used, used up, washed-out, wasted, watered-down, weakened, weather-battered, weather-beaten, weather-bitten, weather-eaten, weather-wasted, weathered, weatherworn, worn, worn away, worn-out