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Synonyms of the noun abrasion

The noun abrasion has more than one meaning. Please check the definition for more details about its synonyms.

Equivalent words for the noun abrasion, that have fewer characters:

  1. scrape (6 letter word, the shortest synonym for abrasion)
    • plural: scrapes
    • related terms: bescrape, scrapeage, scraper
  2. scratch (7 letter word for abrasion)
    • plural: scratches
    • related terms: bescratch, overscratch, rescratch, scratchless, scratchlike, scratchy, scratchable, scratcher, scratchman

Equivalent words for the noun abrasion, that have the same number of characters:

  1. grinding (8 letter word for abrasion)
    • plural: grindings
    • related terms: Pregrinding, regrinding, regrinder, grindal, grindery, grindable, grinder

Equivalent words for the noun abrasion, that have more characters:

  1. attrition (9 letter word for abrasion)
    • plural: attritions
    • related terms: antiattrition, anti-attrition, interattrition, Attritee, Attriter, attritive
  2. corrasion (9 letter word for abrasion)
    • plural: corrasions
    • related term: corrasive
  3. detrition (9 letter word for abrasion)
    • plural: detritions
    • related term: detrital
  4. excoriation (11 letter word, the longest synonym for abrasion)
    • plural: excoriations
    • related terms: excoriable, excoriate

Hypernyms of the noun abrasion

More generic words for the noun abrasion, that have fewer characters:

  1. act (3 letter word, the shortest hypernym for abrasion)
    • plural: acts
    • related terms: diact, diactine, Diactor, triact, triactine, tetract, tetractine, anteact, Multiact, nonact, Nonactic, Nonactor, nonaction, nonactive, polyact, polyactine, Proact, subact, subaction, inact, inaction, inactive, exact, exactment, exactness, exactable, exacter, exactor, exaction, exactive, exactly, transact, transactor, transaction, Transactive, coact, coactor, coaction, coactive, counteract, counteracter, counteractor, counteractant, counteraction, counteractive, foreact, interact, Interactor, interactant, interaction, interactive, misact, outact, overact, Overactor, overaction, overactive, peract, postact, preact, preaction, preactive, react, reactance, reactor, reactant, reaction, reactive, re-act, retroact, retroaction, retroactive, subaction, underact, underactor, underaction, underactive, ACCY, actify, actine, actless, acture, actable, actor, actious, Actant, action, active
  2. damage (6 letter word)
    • plural: damages
    • related terms: indamage, Photodamage, predamage, redamage, damager, damageous
  3. decline (7 letter word)
    • plural: declines
    • related terms: predecline, predeclination, redecline, declinal, Declinism, Declinist, declinable, declinate, decliner, declination
  4. deed (4 letter word)
    • plural: deeds
    • related terms: indeed, indure, INDER, counter-deed, misdeed, misdial, redeed, REDEN, redial, redeless, redive, redely, deedful, deedless, deedy
  5. effort (6 letter word)
    • plural: efforts
    • related terms: self-effort, countereffort, overeffort, preeffort, pre-effort, effortful, effortless
  6. eroding (7 letter word)
    • related terms: noneroding, nonerodent, erodable, erodible, erodent
  7. erosion (7 letter word)
  8. harm (4 letter word)
    • plural: harms
    • related terms: Self-harm, reharm, harmal, harmful, harmine, harmless, harmer
  9. hurt (4 letter word)
    • plural: hurts
    • related terms: Megahurt, hurtful, hurtless, hurtling, hurtsome, hurty, hurtable, hurter
  10. injury (6 letter word)
    • plural: injuries
    • related terms: noninjury, noninjurious, self-injury, self-injurious, preinjury, preinjurious, reinjury, injurious
  11. lesion (6 letter word)
  12. loss (4 letter word)
    • plural: losses
    • related terms: coloss, colossal, colossian, preloss, lossful, lossless, lossy, losser
  13. rubbing (7 letter word)
    • plural: rubbings
    • related terms: Ruben, rubian, rubify, rubine, ruby, rubible, rubiate, rubor, rubious
  14. scathe (6 letter word)
    • plural: scathes
    • related terms: scathful, scathy
  15. sweat (5 letter word)
    • plural: sweats
    • related terms: a-sweat, foresweat, resweat, undersweat, sweatful, sweatless, Sweatlike, sweaty, sweater
  16. trauma (6 letter word)
  17. travail (7 letter word)
    • plural: travails
    • related terms: travailer, travailous
  18. wearing (7 letter word)
    • plural: wearings
    • related terms: outwearing, outweary, overwearing, overweary, rewearing, wearish, weary, wearable, wearer
  19. wound (5 letter word)
    • plural: wounds
    • related terms: inwound, ewound, interwound, overwound, prewound, rewound, underwound, upwound, wound-free, woundless, Woundlike, woundy, woundable, wounder, woundly

More generic words for the noun abrasion, that have the same number of characters:

  1. conflict (8 letter word)
  2. distress (8 letter word)
    • plural: distresses
    • related terms: predistress, distressful
  3. exertion (8 letter word)
    • plural: exertions
    • related terms: nonexertion, nonexertive, self-exertion, superexertion, inexertion, coexertion, overexertion, re-exertion, exertive
  4. friction (8 letter word)
    • plural: frictions
    • related terms: Nanofriction, antifriction, nonfriction, self-friction, Infriction, interfriction, frictional, frictionless, frictionable, frictionize

More generic words for the noun abrasion, that have more characters:

  1. diminution (10 letter word)
    • plural: diminutions
    • related terms: prediminution, diminutal, diminutive
  2. pathology (9 letter word)
    • plural: pathologies
    • related terms: micropathology, micropathologist, Biopathology, electropathology, Nonpathology, paleopathology, paleopathologic, paleopathologist, psychopathology, psychopathologic, psychopathologist, micropathologist, pathologic, pathologist, Pathologize, Pathologization
  3. representation (14 letter word, the longest hypernym for abrasion)
    • plural: representations
    • related terms: Microrepresentation, nonrepresentation, nonrepresentable, nonrepresentative, self-representation, Subrepresentation, misrepresentation, misrepresentee, misrepresenter, misrepresentative, overrepresentation, overrepresentative, prerepresentation, re-representation, underrepresentation, representee, representment, representable, representer, representor, representant, representative
  4. resistance (10 letter word)
    • plural: resistances
    • related terms: Antiresistance, chemoresistance, Chemoresistant, Electroresistance, Heteroresistance, nonresistance, nonresistible, nonresister, Nonresistor, nonresistant, nonresistive, non-resistance, non-resistant, thermoresistance, thermoresistant, irresistance, irresistless, irresistable, irresistible, interresistance, photoresistance, Photoresistor, Photoresistive, resistful, resistless, resistable, resistible, resistate, resistence, resister, resistor, resistant, resistent, resistive
  5. suffering (9 letter word)
    • plural: sufferings
    • related terms: presuffering, presuffer, sufferable, sufferance, sufferer, sufferant, Sufferation

More generic phrases for the noun abrasion:

  1. chemical action (15 character phrase)
  2. chemical change (15 character phrase)
  3. chemical process (16 character phrase)
  4. eating away (11 character phrase)
  5. elbow grease (12 character phrase)
  6. environmental condition (23 characters phrase, the longest phrasal hypernym for abrasion)
  7. geologic process (16 character phrase)
  8. geological process (18 character phrase)
  9. human action (12 character phrase)
  10. human activity (14 character phrase)
  11. personnel casualty (18 character phrase)
  12. wearing away (12 character phrase)

Hyponyms of the noun abrasion

More specific words for the noun abrasion:

  1. graze (5 letter word, the shortest hyponym for abrasion)
    • plural: grazes
    • related terms: overgraze, Regraze, grazeable, grazer

More specific phrase for the noun abrasion:

  1. rope burn (9 characters phrase, the longest phrasal hyponym for abrasion)

Related words for the term abrasion, that have fewer characters:

  1. beating (7 letter word)
    • related terms: counterbeating, overbeating, beatee, beaten, beatify, beatless, beatable, beater
  2. blemish (7 letter word)
    • inflections: blemished, blemishing, blemishes
    • related terms: Blemishless, blemishment, blemisher
  3. break (5 letter word)
  4. buffing (7 letter word)
    • related term: rebuffing
  5. burn (4 letter word)
    • inflections: burned, building, builds, burnt, burning, burns
    • related terms: unburn, unburnable, Inburn, outburn, overburn, preburn, reburn, reburnish, underburn, upburn, burnish, Burnlike, burny, burnable, burner, burnous
  6. chafe (5 letter word)
    • inflections: chafed, chafing, chafes
    • related terms: achafe, overchafe, rechafe, chafery, chafer
  7. chafing (7 letter word)
    • related terms: overchafing, chafery, chafer
  8. check (5 letter word)
    • inflections: checked, checking, checks
    • related terms: acheck, uncheck, uncheckable, countercheck, Forecheck, intercheck, overcheck, precheck, recheck, checkage, checkery, checkless, checky, checkable, checker, checkman
  9. chip (4 letter word)
    • inflections: chipped, chipping, chips
    • related terms: microchip, rechip, Chipless, chiplet, Chiplike, chipling
  10. crack (5 letter word)
  11. crackle (7 letter word)
    • inflections: crackled, crackling, crackles
    • related terms: crackless, crackly
  12. craze (5 letter word)
    • inflections: crazed, crazing, crazes
    • related term: acraze
  13. cut (3 letter word)
    • inflections: cut, cutting, cuts
    • related terms: uncut, incut, intercut, miscut, outcut, overcut, precut, recut, undercut, upcut, cutify, cutlet, cutling, cuter, cutization
  14. erasure (7 letter word)
  15. filing (6 letter word)
    • related terms: defiling, defilade, defilable, defiler, unfiling, unfilial, unfilling, interfiling, interfilling, misfiling, refiling, refilling, filarian, filial, filelike, file-like, fileable, filer
  16. fray (4 letter word)
    • inflections: frayed, fraying, frays
    • related terms: afray, defray, defrayal, defrayment, fraise
  17. frazzle (7 letter word)
    • inflections: frazzled, frazzling, frazzles
  18. gall (4 letter word)
    • inflections: galled, galling, galls
    • related terms: egall, egalite, egality, egally, gallery, gallian, gallic, galline, gallish, Gallite, gall-like, gally, gallate, galler, gallous, gallize, gallant
  19. galling (7 letter word)
    • related terms: ungalling, gallery, gallian, gallic, galline, gallish, Gallite, gall-like, gally, gallate, galler, gallous, gallize, gallant
  20. gash (4 letter word)
    • inflections: gashed, gashing, gashes
    • related terms: gashful, gashy, gasher, gashly
  21. grating (7 letter word)
    • related terms: ungrating, regrating, regracy, regratify, regrater, regrator, grateful, gratify, grateless, gratelike, grater, grateman, gratewise
  22. grazing (7 letter word)
    • related terms: overgrazing, grazeable, grazer
  23. mashing (7 letter word)
    • related terms: mashal, mashy, Mashable, masher, mashman
  24. rasping (7 letter word)
    • related terms: unrasping, unraspy, raspish, raspite, raspy
  25. removal (7 letter word)
    • related terms: preremoval, re-removal, removable, remover
  26. rent (4 letter word)
    • inflections: rented, renting, rents
    • related terms: arent, unrent, unrentable, overrent, prerent, prerental, rerent, rerental, subrent, underrent, rentage, rental, rentee, rent-free, rentless, rentable, renter
  27. rip (3 letter word)
    • inflections: ripped, ripping, rips
    • related terms: unrip, uprip, ripal, riparian, ripen
  28. run (3 letter word)
    • inflections: ran, run, running, runs
    • related terms: unrun, inrun, AutoRun, forerun, interrun, misrun, outrun, overrun, rerun, underrun, uprun, runic, runite, runless, runlet, runer, runty, runman
  29. rupture (7 letter word)
    • inflections: ruptured, rupturing, ruptures
    • related terms: disrupture, rupturable
  30. sanding (7 letter word)
    • related terms: desanding, Desander, sandal, sandless, sandlike, sandling, sandy, Sandable, sander, Sandor, sandman
  31. scald (5 letter word)
    • inflections: scalded, scalding, scalds
    • related terms: scaldic, scaldy, scalder
  32. scorch (6 letter word)
    • inflections: scorched, scorching, scorches
    • related terms: Scorchy, scorcher
  33. scrub (5 letter word)
    • inflections: scrubbed, scrubbing, scrubs
    • related terms: overscrub, rescrub, underscrub, scrublike, scrubwoman
  34. scuff (5 letter word)
    • inflections: scuffed, scuffing, scuffs
    • related terms: scuffling, scuffy, scuffer, scuffly
  35. shining (7 letter word)
    • related terms: unshining, unshiny, inshining, outshining, outshiner, overshining, reshining, undershining, shineless, shiner
  36. slash (5 letter word)
    • inflections: slashed, slashing, slashes
    • related terms: Foreslash, reslash, slashy, Slashable, slasher
  37. sore (4 letter word)
    • inflections: sored, soring, sores
    • related terms: unsore, soral, soree, soreness, sorer, sorely
  38. stab (4 letter word)
    • inflections: stabbed, stabbing, stabs
    • related terms: estab, restab, restabling, stabling, stably
  39. tear (4 letter word)
    • inflections: tore, torn, tearing, tears
    • related terms: intertear, Microtear, outtear, retear, uptear, tearage, tearful, tearless, tearlet, tearlike, teary, tearable, tearer
  40. wear (4 letter word)
    • inflections: wore, worn, wearing, wears
    • related terms: Cyberwear, Microwear, outwear, outweary, overwear, overweary, rewear, underwear, Underwearless, wearish, weary, wearable, wearer
  41. wrench (6 letter word)
    • inflections: wrenched, wrenching, wrenches
    • related terms: unwrench, outwrench, upwrench, Wrenchlike, wrencher
  42. Abrade (6 letter word)
    • inflections: abraded, abrading, abrades
    • related terms: abradable, abrader, abradant
  43. Abraded (7 letter word)
    • related terms: unabraded, abradable, abrader, abradant
  44. Abrades (7 letter word)
    • related terms: abradable, abrader, abradant
  45. Abratio (7 letter word)

Related words for the term abrasion, that have the same number of characters:

  1. ablation (8 letter word)
  2. abrasive (8 letter word)
    • related terms: unabrasive, Abrasure, abraser
  3. crushing (8 letter word)
    • related terms: Crushee, crushable, crusher
  4. dressing (8 letter word)
    • related terms: undressing, Undressable, outdressing, overdressing, redressing, redressal, redressless, redressment, redressable, redressible, redresser, redressor, redressive, underdressing, dressage, Dressless, dressy, Dressable, dresser
  5. fracture (8 letter word)
    • inflections: fractured, fracturing, fractures
    • related terms: Microfracture, Postfracture, refracture, refracturable, fractural, fracturable
  6. fretting (8 letter word)
    • related terms: unfretting, unfretful, fretful, fretish, fretless, fretsome, fretize, Fretman, fretwise
  7. incision (8 letter word)
    • related terms: subincision, incisal, incisure, incisor, incisive
  8. limation (8 letter word)
    • related terms: collimation, collimate, sublimation, sublimish, sublimable, sublimate, sublimer, sublimize, sublimant, sublimity
  9. pounding (8 letter word)
    • related terms: compounding, compoundness, compoundable, compounder, impounding, impoundage, impoundment, impoundable, impounder, expounding, expoundable, expounder, poundage, poundal, Poundian, poundless, poundlike, pounder, poundman
  10. puncture (8 letter word)
    • inflections: punctured, puncturing, punctures
    • related terms: counterpuncture, micropuncture, puncturable, puncturer, puncturation
  11. scouring (8 letter word)
    • related terms: unscouring, outscouring, scourage, scouress, scoury, Scourable, scourer
  12. scraping (8 letter word)
    • related terms: unscraping, scrapeage, scraper
  13. smashing (8 letter word)
    • related terms: smashage, smashery, smashment, smashable, smasher
  14. Abrading (8 letter word)
    • related terms: abradable, abrader, abradant

Related words for the term abrasion, that have more characters:

  1. abstraction (11 letter word)
    • related terms: Abstractify, abstractness, abstractable, abstracter, abstractor, abstractive, abstractly
  2. atomization (11 letter word)
    • related terms: anatomization, anatomic, anatomism, anatomist, anatomy, anatomise, anatomize, anatomisation, atomic, atomics, atomism, atomist, Atomlike, atomy, Atomate, atomise, atomize, atomisation, atomity
  3. brecciation (11 letter word)
  4. burnishing (10 letter word)
    • related terms: burnishment, burnishable, burnisher
  5. comminution (11 letter word)
    • related term: comminutor
  6. concussion (10 letter word)
  7. crumbling (9 letter word)
  8. deduction (9 letter word)
    • related terms: prededuction, rededuction, Deductable, deductible, deductive
  9. disintegration (14 letter word)
    • related terms: photodisintegration, photodisintegrate, disintegrable, disintegrate, disintegrous, disintegrant, disintegrity, disintegrative
  10. fragmentation (13 letter word)
    • related terms: Defragmentation, fragmental, fragmentist, fragmentate, fragmentise, fragmentize, fragmentisation, fragmentization
  11. granulation (11 letter word)
    • related terms: degranulation, Degranulate, granulite, granulate, granulous, granulize, granulization, granulative
  12. granulization (13 letter word)
    • related terms: granulite, granulate, granulous, granulize, granulation, granulative
  13. laceration (10 letter word)
    • related terms: lacery, lacerable, lacerate, lacerant, lacerative
  14. levigation (10 letter word)
    • related terms: levigable, levigate
  15. mutilation (10 letter word)
    • related terms: mutilate, mutilous, mutilative
  16. polishing (9 letter word)
    • related terms: depolishing, repolishing, polishment, Polishness, polishable, polisher
  17. powdering (9 letter word)
    • related terms: powderlike, powdery, powderable, powderer, powderise, powderize, powderization, powderman
  18. purification (12 letter word)
  19. refinement (10 letter word)
    • related terms: unrefinement, overrefinement, prerefinement, refinage, refinery, refinish, refinable, refinance, refiner
  20. sandblasting (12 letter word)
    • related term: sandblaster
  21. scratching (10 letter word)
    • related terms: unscratching, unscratchable, scratchless, scratchlike, scratchy, scratchable, scratcher, scratchman
  22. scrubbing (9 letter word)
    • related terms: overscrubbing, rescrubbing, scrublike, scrubwoman
  23. shredding (9 letter word)
    • related terms: shredless, shredlike
  24. smoothing (9 letter word)
    • related terms: resmoothing, smoothen, smoothify, smoothish, smoothness, smoothy, smoothable, smoother, smoothly
  25. subduction (10 letter word)
  26. sublation (9 letter word)
    • related term: sublative
  27. subtraction (11 letter word)
    • related terms: subtracter, subtractor, subtractive
  28. trituration (11 letter word)
    • related terms: tritural, triturable, triturate
  29. antiabrasion (12 letter word)
  30. Abrasure (8 letter word)
  31. abraser (7 letter word)

Related phrases for the term abrasion:

  1. flash burn (10 character phrase)
  2. mortal wound (12 character phrase)
  3. rubbing away (12 character phrase)
  4. second-degree burn (18 character phrase)
  5. stab wound (10 character phrase)
  6. taking away (11 character phrase)
  7. third-degree burn (17 character phrase)
  8. wounds immedicable (18 character phrase)

Phrases with Abrasion

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