abraded Definition

  • 1worn away by friction
  • 2scratched or scraped

Using abraded: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "abraded" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The surface of the table was abraded from years of use.

  • Example

    His shoes were abraded from walking on rough terrain.

  • Example

    The paint on the car was abraded after rubbing against a wall.

abraded Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for abraded

Antonyms for abraded

Origins of abraded

from Latin 'abradere', meaning 'to scrape off'


Summary: abraded in Brief

'Abraded' [uh-brey-did] is an adjective that describes something that has been worn away by friction or scratched or scraped. It is often used to describe surfaces that have been damaged or worn down over time, such as the surface of a table or the paint on a car. Synonyms for 'abraded' include 'eroded,' 'scuffed,' and 'scratched.'