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Synonyms of corrode in English:


  • 1 iron objects corrode rapidly in damp conditions
    rust, become rusty, tarnish;
    deteriorate, waste away, disintegrate, crumble, fragment, be destroyed, perish, spoil
  • 2 bleach at this strength may corrode the container
    wear away, wear down, eat away (at), gnaw away (at), bite into, burn into, burn through, erode, abrade, consume, dissolve;
    oxidize, oxidate;
    rust, tarnish, destroy, spoil
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