English - French

French translation of 'erode'

Word Frequency


[ɪˈrəʊd ]
transitive verb
1.  (wear away)
[soil, rock] éroder
[metal] ronger
2.  (destroy) [authority, freedom] rogner
intransitive verb
1.  (wear away) [rock, soil] s’éroder
2.  (disappear) [authority, confidence] s’éroder

See related content

NEW from Collins!
NEW from Collins!
English Word Lists
English Word Lists
Latest Word Submissions
Latest Word Submissions
Easy Learning English Grammar
Easy Learning English Grammar
COBUILD Grammar Patterns
COBUILD Grammar Patterns
Word Lover's Blog
Word Lover's Blog
Online Scrabble Checker
Online Scrabble Checker
The Paul Noble Method
The Paul Noble Method

Video: pronunciation of 'erode'

Example Sentences Including 'erode'

These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Consumers would actually have lost money, as inflation would have eroded the value of their original investment.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
It allows households and businesses to take risks as it erodes the real value of debts.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
People may be too conservative and find their investments eroded by inflation.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Take advice, as these costs can add up and erode your profit margins.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The danger is that excellence is gradually eroded as universities watch their funding streams run dry.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The regulator said that their margins had been eroded by a rise in the wholesale cost of energy and the cost of delivering it.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The rising cost of essential goods and services has eroded their discretionary income.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The second reason for disappointment came with the eroded profit margins.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
With cash deposits there is always a risk that your capital will be eroded by inflation.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The shortened season had reduced income and the reduction of assets had further eroded income.
Susie Gilbert and Jay Shir A TALE OF FOUR HOUSES: Opera at Covent Garden, La Scala, Vienna and the Met since 1945 (2003)
Here, it is expected to erode real disposable incomes over the next two years.
Times, Sunday Times (2011)
These huge price rises can steadily erode the value of your wealth.
Times, Sunday Times (2008)
This absence of yield will hurt'safe haven' savers if inflation picks up next year and begins to erode the real value or purchasing power of money.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
If we had not got a result of some sort it would have eroded our confidence.
The Sun (2008)
They quickly spotted two or three more prints, which had been exposed as the wind eroded the dunes.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
It was also said the value of savings was being eroded.
The Sun (2010)
It needs inflation to erode the real cost of its debts.
Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Since timing is so crucial to punching power, and timing is eroded by age and wear and tear, that declaration is nonsensical.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The distinction between health and social care makes no sense and it will need to be eroded gradually.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The sand underneath the clay had been gradually eroded and the weather in the past few weeks was the final straw.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
We can use inflation to erode the true value of debts.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Is it possible that societal trends since 1970 would have seriously eroded the church were it not for the influence of church growth?
Christianity Today (2000)

Trends of 'erode'

In Common Usage. erode is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

View usage over:

'erode' in Other Languages

British English: erode VERB
If rock or soil erodes or is eroded by the weather, sea, or wind, it cracks and breaks so that it is gradually destroyed.
The storm washed away buildings and roads and eroded beaches.


Translation of erode from the Collins English to French
Create an account and sign in to access this FREE content
Register now or login in to access