Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb eat_away

2 senses of eat away

Sense 1
erode, eat away, fret -- (remove soil or rock; "Rain eroded the terraces")
       => damage -- (inflict damage upon; "The snow damaged the roof"; "She damaged the car when she hit the tree")

Sense 2
fret, eat away -- (wear away or erode)
       => corrode, rust -- (become destroyed by water, air, or a corrosive such as an acid; "The metal corroded"; "The pipes rusted")

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