corrode

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French corroder, from Latin corrodere (to gnaw).

Verb[edit]

corrode (third-person singular simple present corrodes, present participle corroding, simple past and past participle corroded)

  1. (transitive) To eat away by degrees; to wear away or diminish by gradually separating or destroying small particles of, as by action of a strong acid or a caustic alkali.
  2. (transitive) To consume; to wear away; to prey upon; to impair.
  3. (intransitive) To have corrosive action; to be subject to corrosion.

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French[edit]

Verb[edit]

corrode

  1. first-person singular present indicative of corroder
  2. third-person singular present indicative of corroder
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of corroder
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of corroder
  5. second-person singular imperative of corroder

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

corrode

  1. third-person singular present indicative of corrodere

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

corrōde

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of corrōdō