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[ɐbɹˈe͡ɪd], [ɐbɹˈe‍ɪd], [ɐ_b_ɹ_ˈeɪ_d]

Synonyms for Abrade:

blemish (verb)

blemish, blister, blot, check, chip, crack, damage, deface, defect, deform, discolor, disfigure, distort, dot, flaw, fleck, fracture, freckle, gash, hack, hurt, kink, mar, mark, nick, notch, pockmark, scar, score, scrape, scratch, scuff, slit, speck, splotch, spoil, spot, stain, taint, tarnish.

chafe (verb)

aggravate, chafe, disturb, fret, grate, grind, harass, irritate, rasp, resist, rub, scrub, wear.

detract (verb)

cast aspersion, decry, defame, depreciate, derogate, detract, diminish, discount, disparage, lessen, malign, reduce.

Other synonyms and related words:

abate, ablate, abrase, abrasion, abscind, abstract, age, amputate, annoy, atomise, atomize, attenuate, bark, bate, beat, bloody, bother, bray, break, brecciate, bruise, buff, bug, burn, burnish, castrate, clamber, claw, clean, cleanse, come up, comminute, confuse, consume, contriturate, contund, contuse, corrade, corrode, cranch, craunch, craze, cringe, crumb, crumble, crunch, crush, curtail, cut, cut away, cut down, cut off, cut out, decimate, decrease, deduct, deplete, destroy, deteriorate, detruncate, disintegrate, disorganize, distract, drain, eat away, eliminate, engrave, erase, erode, examine minutely, excise, excoriate, exercise, extract, fatigue, file, file away, file down, flatten, flatter, flay, flour, flush, fragment, fray, frazzle, gall, garble, geld, genuflect, gnaw, gnaw away, gouge, grain, granulate, granulize, grate against, graze, grind down, grind to powder, grovel, harm, impair, incise, injure, irk, kibble, knead, kowtow, lacerate, leach, levigate, maim, make mincemeat of, make oneself scarce, make sore, mash, massage, maul, mill, mutilate, pare, perturb, pestle, pierce, plane down, polish, pound, powder, provoke, prune, pulverise, pulverize, puncture, purge, purify, ransack, ravel, raze, reduce to powder, refine, remove, rend, retrench, rip, roughen, rub away, rub down, rub off, rub out, ruffle, run, rupture, savage, scald, scorch, scotch, scour, scranch, scrap, scrape off, scrape up, scratch repeatedly, scratch up, scrunch, shard, shave, shear, shine, shorten, shred, skin, slash, smash, smooth, spit, sprain, sputter, squash, stab, stick, strain, stroke, stub, subduct, subtract, take away, take from, tatter, tear, tear to pieces, thin, thin out, to abrade, traumatize, triturate, truncate, unravel, vex, wash, wash away, wear away, wear down, wear off, wear out, wear ragged, weather, weed, whet, wipe, withdraw, worsen, wound, wrench.

Rhymes for Abrade:

  1. grayed, crusade, evade, grade, braid, displayed, buffeted, delayed, stayed, dissuade, tirade, laid, decayed, frayed, unafraid, prayed, unmade, cascade, portrayed, spayed, sauteed, played, conveyed, glade, unpaid, paid, jade, aid, palisade, persuade, surveyed, repaid, prepaid, invade, parade, shade, blade, weighed, handmade, pervade, bayed, flayed, unswayed, serenade, crocheted, obeyed, lade, upbraid, forbade, aide, fade, strayed, suede, made, promenade, upgrade, mislaid, swayed, brocade, underplayed, degrade, staid, homemade, charade, cade, brayed, spade, dismayed, trade, cliched, maid, brigade, wade, decade, ade, raid, home-made, sprayed;
  2. arcade, blockade, allayed, afraid, betrayed, arrayed;
  3. disobeyed, masquerade, lemonade, colonnade;