corrode

See also: corrodé

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English corrōden, that borrowed from Old French corroder or directly from Latin corrodere (to gnaw).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /kəˈɹəʊd/
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  • (US) IPA(key): /kəˈɹoʊd/, [kəˈɹoʊ̯d], [kɚˈ(ɹ)oʊ̯d]
  • Rhymes: -əʊd

VerbEdit

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

  1. (transitive) To eat away bit by bit; 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.
    My morale is being corroded day by day.
  3. (intransitive) To have corrosive action; to be subject to corrosion.

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FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

corrode

  1. inflection of corroder:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

ItalianEdit

VerbEdit

corrode

  1. third-person singular present indicative of corrodere

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LatinEdit

VerbEdit

corrōde

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of corrōdō