Definition: to cause to deteriorate or slowly reduce
Part of Speech: Verb
Synonym(s): wear down, corrode
Antonym(s): rebuild, fix
1. Over the years, the hurricanes have caused the beach to erode and decrease in size.
2. The illness that made my mother permanently bedridden is starting to erode her enthusiasm for living.
3. Like a dictator, Trump is trying to erode the power of the U.S. Congress.