abrase

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See also: abrasé and ábrase

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin abrāsus, perfect passive participle of abrādō (abrade), from ab (from, away from) + rādō (scrape).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

abrase (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) Rubbed smooth or blank. [Attested only in the 17th century.][1]
    • (Can we date this quote?), B. Jonson, (Please provide the book title or journal name):
      An abrase table.

Verb[edit]

abrase (third-person singular simple present abrases, present participle abrasing, simple past and past participle abrased)

  1. (transitive) To wear down; rub clean; smoothen; abrade. [First attested in the late 15th century.][1]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 “abrase” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, ISBN 978-0-19-860457-0, page 7.

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

abrase

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

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

abrase

  1. third-person singular past historic of abradere

Noun[edit]

abrase f

  1. plural of abraso

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Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

abrāse

  1. vocative masculine singular of abrāsus

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

abrase

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of abrasar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of abrasar
  3. third-person singular imperative of abrasar

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

abrase

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of abrasar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of abrasar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of abrasar.