Synonyms for erosion


1. erosion, eroding, eating away, wearing, wearing away, geological process, geologic process
usage: (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)
2. erosion, environmental condition
usage: condition in which the earth's surface is worn away by the action of water and wind
3. erosion, decline, diminution
usage: a gradual decline of something; "after the accounting scandal there was an erosion of confidence in the auditors"
4. corrosion, corroding, erosion, chemical process, chemical change, chemical action
usage: erosion by chemical action
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