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fray2

 
 
pronunciation:
freI
part of speech: verb
inflections: frays, fraying, frayed
definition 1: to wear or rub thin.
Constant use frays a shirt collar.
synonyms:
wear
similar words:
erode, rub, shred, unravel, wear out
definition 2: to become worn thin.
This fine fabric frays easily.
synonyms:
shred, wear
similar words:
erode, ravel, scuff, unravel