What does “abrade” mean?
Part of Speech: verb
Pronunciations: IPA: /ə.ˈbreɪd/ Glossary-style: [uh-BRAYD]
Definition: wear off or wear down by rubbing or scraping. scrape off.
Example: Socks wear out with use because your feet and the insoles of your shoes abrade the cloth of the socks.
Practice vocab question for “abrade”
Because the rear bicycle wheel was out of true, the bicycle ’s frame ——- the surface of the tire, causing it irreparable ——-.
(A) scraped . . satisfaction
(B) stupefied . . deflation
(C) rubbed against . . damage
(D) polished . . tolerance
(E) abraded . . injustice