eat away

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Gradually to erode or corrode

The river bank had been eaten away over the years by the flood water.

If one thing eats away another or eats away at another, it gradually destroys or uses it up. Rot is eating away the interior of the house The recession is eating away at their revenues
wear away or erode
gnaw at, nibble away at, erode
remove soil or rock; "Rain eroded the terraces"
eat away


    eat a·way

    Türkische aussprache

    it ıwey


    /ˈēt əˈwā/ /ˈiːt əˈweɪ/


    [ 'Et ] (verb.) before 12th century. Middle English eten, from Old English etan; akin to Old High German ezzan to eat, Latin edere, Greek edmenai.

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