See also: abrasé and ábrase

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EtymologyEdit

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

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AdjectiveEdit

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 title of the work):
      An abrase table.

VerbEdit

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]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 7

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ItalianEdit

VerbEdit

abrase

  1. third-person singular past historic of abradere

abrase f

  1. Plural of abraso

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LatinEdit

ParticipleEdit

abrāse

  1. vocative masculine singular of abrāsus

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SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

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.
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