The strategy then was to erode abortion rights around the edges, without alarming women in the center.
That started to erode after the two officers were assaulted last week.
“But they have thought about how they can erode the Second Amendment in the U.S.,” he said.
1610s, a back-formation from erosion, or else from French éroder, from Latin erodere "to gnaw away, consume" (see erosion). Related: Eroded; eroding. Originally of acids, ulcers, etc.; geological sense is from 1830.
erode e·rode (ĭ-rōd')
v. e·rod·ed, e·rod·ing, e·rodes
To wear away by or as if by abrasion.
To eat into; ulcerate.