erode

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Verb[change]

Plain form
erode

Third-person singular
erodes

Past tense
eroded

Past participle
eroded

Present participle
eroding

  1. Wind or water erode something, when they slowly make part of it go away.
    The river is slowly eroding its bank (edge of the river). In a few years we'll have to move our house farther away.
    The wind and rain had eroded the stone over the years so that it was difficult to read the old letters carved in it.