Synonyms of chafe in English:

chafe


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verb

1‘the collar chafed his neck’

SYNONYMS
abrade, graze, grate, rub against, rub painfully, gall, skin, scrape, scratch, rasp
inflame
rare excoriate

2‘I chafed her feet and wrapped the blanket around her’

SYNONYMS
rub, warm, warm up

3‘material chafed by the rock’

SYNONYMS
wear away, wear down, wear out, wear to shreds, fray, tatter, erode, abrade, scour, rasp, scrape away, gnaw away at, bite into

4‘the bank chafed at the restrictions imposed on it’

SYNONYMS
be impatient, be angry, be annoyed, be irritated, be incensed, be exasperated, be frustrated
fume, brood, fuss, upset oneself
informal blow one's top, blow a fuse